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Aegidius Romanus

In Aristotelis De anima commentum.


Analysis of Content

a2r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): [Dedication to] Jacobus Johannes Gagetani. Incipit: ‘Ex Romanorum spectabili ac illustri prosapia oriundo sibi quam plurimum dilecto domino Jacobo domini Joannis Gagethani Rothomagensi canonico frater Egidius Romanus . . .’ See Bruni, Opere, 13; Glorieux, Répertoire, II 294-5; Lohr (1967), 331 no. 9; Zumkeller 7.

a2r Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): Expositio in Aristotelis libros De anima; ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘Philosophus in secundo Physicorum, volens inuestigare terminos et limites considerationis philosophiae naturalis ait, usquequo physicam oportet cognoscere speciem . . .’

a2v Aegidius Romanus (Aegidius Columna): Expositio in Aristotelis libros De anima; commentary. Incipit: ‘Bonorum honorabilium . . . iste liber sicut alii libri philosophi diuiditur in duas partes, scilicet in prohemialem et executiuam . . .’

o6r [Colophon.]

o6r ‘Tabula intitulationum.’


Imprint: Venice: [Bonetus Locatellus, for] Octavianus Scotus, 31 Jan. 1496/7. Folio.


Collation: a–n6 o8.

Illustrations: Seven diagrams.


ISTC: ia00070000

GW: GW 7203;

Hain: HC* 130;

BMC: BMC V 447;

Proctor: Pr 5066;

Others: Bruni, ‘Saggio', 27; Bofitto 27 Xa.2; BSB‑Ink A‑48; CIBN A‑41; Sander 2048; Sheppard 4224; Rhodes 596.

LCN: 14427504


Copy number: A-035(1)

Bound with:
1. Aegidius Romanus, Quaestiones metaphysicales. Venice: Simon de Luere, 1501;
2. Aegidius Romanus, Quodlibeta. Venice: Octavianus Scotus, 1504;
4. Pseudo-Aegidius Romanus, Defensorium. Venice: Heirs of Octavianus Scotus, 1516.

Binding: English seventeenth-century reversed brown calf, ties broken. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the tail of the upper cover.

Size: 306 × 225 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 305 × 204 mm.

Provenance: Items 1 and 2 of this volume are listed in James, Catalogus (1605), item 3 is not, but as these three texts are mentioned together in the Benefactors' Register I 45, the likelihood is strong that they all belonged together then. Part of the benefaction from 1602 of Francis Vere (1560-1609); see Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 68.

SHELFMARK: A 4.18(3) Art.

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