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Aegidius Romanus

De materia coeli et de intellectu possibili.


Analysis of Content

A1r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): De materia coeli. Edited by Aegidius Viterbiensis. Incipit: ‘Questio est, vtrum in celo sit materia vel sit celum corpus simplex, ut posuit commentator . . .’ Called ‘Quaestio de materia coeli' by Bruni, ‘Saggio'; ‘Tractatus de materia Cœli contra Averroistas' by Bruni, Opere, 22. Two quaestiones in this edition. Bruni, Opere, 22 and Zumkeller both list a manuscript which contains three quaestiones; see Bruni, Opere, 22; Glorieux, Répertoire, II 300; Zumkeller 11.

B1v [Note on the editor.] Incipit: ‘Finis. Habeto itaq[ue], candide lector, tres has questiones clarissimi doctoris Egidii. Duas scilicet de celi materia et vnam de possibili intellectu . . . ’ Explicit: Frater Egidius Eremita Viterbiensis castigauit et dedit’

B2r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): ‘De intellectu possibili contra Averroim questio aurea.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uia enim sunt nonnulli dubitantes quomodo intellectus variatur . . .’ Aegidius Romanus, De plurificatione intellectus possibilis, ed. Helda Bullotta Baracco (Rome, 1957). For the manuscript tradition of this recension see p. 12; see Bruni, Opere, 23; Glorieux, Répertoire, II 296; Zumkeller 38.

B6v [Colophon.]


Imprint: Padua: Hieronymus de Durantibus, 25 Sept. 1493. Folio.


Collation: A B6.


ISTC: ia00081000

GW: GW 7213;

Hain: H *114;

Goff: Goff A‑81;


Proctor: Pr 6831;

Others: Bofitto 32 VIX a.1; Bruni, ‘Saggio', 19; BSB‑Ink A‑39; Rhodes 602; Sheppard 5608.

LCN: 14422939


Copy number: A-029(1)

Binding: Late nineteenth-century(?) olive green morocco on pasteboard. Gold-tooled on the turn-ins. Marbled pastedowns; the British Museum's gold stamp of a crown.

Size: 380 × 210 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 203 mm.

Provenance: Petrus Matthei Obornicensis (sixteenth century?); inscription on B6v. Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753). London, British Museum; black octagonal stamp indicating the Sloane collection; shelfmark from the Montagu House period: 2Pm and 6Mk/10; cancellation stamp; two British Museum shelfmarks deleted; BMC VII 925 describes this copy. Acquired in 1934.

SHELFMARK: Inc. c. I14.1493.1.

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