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Bod-Inc: A-203

Alliaco, Petrus de

De anima.


Analysis of Content

A1v Alliaco, Petrus de: De anima. ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘[V]eterum tradit auctoritas, diuinum esse illud Apollinis oraculum “Nosce te ipsum”. Nimis ergo errat . . .’ Olaf Pluta, Die philosophische Psychologie des Peters von Ailly. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Philosophie des späten Mittelalters, Bochumer Studien zur Philosophie, 6 (Amsterdam, 1987), 1.

A1v ‘Capitula.’ Pluta, Die philosophische Psychologie des Peters von Ailly, 2.

A2r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: [Two tables on the subdivisions of the soul.] Pluta, Die philosophische Psychologie des Peters von Ailly, 3-4.

A3r Alliaco, Petrus de: De anima. Incipit: ‘[Q]uiditatem anime umbratice sompniantes philosophi de ea diuersa et aduersa senserunt . . .’ Pluta, Die philosophische Psychologie des Peters von Ailly, 5-107; on the textual importance of the incunable editions p. xxxvi. For early editions see Paul Tschackert, Peter von Ailli (Petrus de Alliaco). Zur Geschichte des grossen abendländischen Schisma und der Reformconcilien von Pisa und Constanz (Gotha, 1877), 348; Lohr (1972), 333 no. 2.


Imprint: Paris: Guy Marchant, 24 Sept. 1494. 4°.


Collation: A–C8 D E6.

Illustrations: Woodcut representing the angel appearing to the shepherds on A2r, woodcut representing the journey and adoration of the Magi on E6v: both part of a series cut for a books of hours; see BMC.


ISTC: ia00469000

Hain: R 15;

Goff: Goff A‑469;


Proctor: Pr 7993;

Others: Sack, Freiburg, 2753; Sheppard 6214-15.

LCN: 14424704


Copy number: A-203(1)

Bound with A‑138; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 207 × 138 mm.

SHELFMARK: Douce 129(1).

Copy number: A-203(2)

Bound with:
2. Jacobus Faber Stapulensis, Introductio in metaphysicorum libros Aristotelis. Paris: [Johannes Higman], 16 Feb. 1493 (F‑003);
3. Heimericus de Campo, Problemata inter Albertum Magnum et S. Thomam. Cologne: Johann Landen, 23 Mar. 1496 (H‑004);
4. Heimericus de Campo, Promptuarium argumentorum. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 4 Dec. 1496 (H‑006).

Binding: Sevententh century parchment.

Size: 189 × 139 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 185 × 134 mm.

Pen-trials on front pastedown. On B3r an early marginal note.

Provenance: On A1r two inscriptions: ‘Thoes Faw[ ]': ‘Liber bonus hic est . . .' In the Bodleian by 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, 38. Probably from the bequest of Thomas Barlow (1607-1691).

Former Bodleian shelfmark: A 3. 6 Linc. (front pastedown).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.2(1).

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