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Albertus Magnus

Ars intelligendi, docendi et praedicandi res spirituales.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [Index.]

[a2r] Albertus Magnus [pseudo-; Guilelmus Alvernus]: Ars intelligendi, docendi et praedicandi res spirituales. Incipit: ‘[H]ec est vtilitas artis, vt eandem rem spiritualem vel corporalem diuersis diuersimode per diuersas res sciamus exprimere . . .’ On authorship see Richard Stapper, ‘Eine angeblich von Albertus Magnus verfaßte “Ars praedicandi”  ’, Kirchengeschichtliche Festgabe: Festschrift Anton de Waal (Freiburg, 1913), 388-402; H. Kühle, ‘Zur angeblich von Albert dem Großen verfaßten “Ars praedicandi”  ’, Römische Quartalschrift, 36 (1928), 324-8. Identified as an abbreviated version of Guilelmus Alvernus, De faciebus mundi, see Glorieux, La Faculté no. 148f; Glorieux, Répertoire, 6 el, 141f; Harry Caplan, Mediaeval Artes praedicandi: A Hand-List, Cornell Studies in Classical Philology, 24 (Ithaca, NY, 1934), 180, and Supplement (Ithaca, 1936), nos 180, 229 (2); Thomas Marie Charland, Artes praedicandi, Publications de l'Institut d'Etudes Médiévales d'Ottawa, 7 (Paris, 1936), 22, 40.


Imprint: [Ulm: Johann Zainer, not before 1478]. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b10].


ISTC: ia00226000

GW: GW 590;

Hain: H *491;

Goff: Goff A‑226;

BMC: BMC II 528;

Proctor: Pr 2528;

Others: Amelung, Frühdruck I 35; BSB‑Ink G‑470; CIBN A‑136; Sack, Freiburg, 61; Sheppard 1822; Wegener, Zainer, 2.

LCN: 14291734


Copy number: A-101(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century pasteboards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 279 × 203 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 272 × 185 mm.

On [b10v] notes taken in a lecture by Johannes Eck: ‘Doctore Joa[nne] Eccio Ingolstadij dictante Anno [15]29 per me Joa μελαν cursim acceptum' followed by list of references to the Bible in a sixteenth-century hand.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Johannes Μέλας [Schwarz], Ingolstadt, 1529; inscription on [b10v]. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); sale (1835), lot 179. Purchased for £0. 5. 6; see Books Purchased (1844), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.8.

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