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Bod-Inc: A-292

Angelus de Clavasio

Summa angelica de casibus conscientiae.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] Tornieli, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Angelus de Clavasio, [seeking his consent to print the Summa angelica.] Incipit: ‘Pluribus retroactis temporibus, reuerende ac mi cordialissime pater, ad lecturam casuum conscientie promotus . . .’

[*2v] Angelus de Clavasio: [Response giving consent.] Incipit: ‘Angelicam summam pro vtilitate confessorum et eorum qui cupiunt laudabiliter viuere . . .’

[*2v] ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘Incipit prologus in summa Angelica de casibus conscientie per fratrem Angelum de Clauasio . . . Angelici spiritus et si diuine contemplationi semper intendant . . .’

[*3r] ‘Tabula declaratoria ordinis et contentorum.’ Incipit: ‘Et quia hec Angelica summa principaliter edita est pro simplicibus confessoribus non habentibus peritiam vniuersalem iuris, ideo hanc tabulam ei prepono que tria demonstrabit . . .’

[*6v] ‘Tabula . . . doctorum sacre theologie et vtriusque iuris . . .’ Incipit: ‘Secundo, presens tabula nomina doctorum sacre theologie et vtriusque iuris indicabit . . .’

[*7r] List of types of references and abbreviations. Incipit: ‘Tertio, hec tabula pro simplicibus declarat modum allegandi tam theologos quam iura canonica et ciuilia ac aliquas abbreuiationes . . .’

a1r Angelus de Clavasio: Summa angelica de casibus conscientie. Incipit: ‘[A]bbas debet esse presbyter . . .’ See A‑285.

X8r [Jacobinus Suigus: Verses addressed to the reader. Incipit: ‘Humano Angelicas quicumque audire loquelas | Ore cupis presens perlege lector opus'; 6 elegiac distichs.

[†1r] ‘Rubrice ciuilis et canonici.’


Imprint: Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus, 2 May 1495. 8°.


Collation: [*] a8 b–z A–U12 X8 [†12].

Remarks: Gathering [†] is numbered, but not signed.


ISTC: ia00726000

GW: GW 1939;

Hain: H *5398;

Goff: Goff A‑726;

Proctor: Pr 4926;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑534; Sheppard 4028.

LCN: 14420913


Copy number: A-292(1)

Gathering [†] bound after gathering [*]. Leaf U5 is signed U.

Binding: Quarter parchment. Index tabs.

Size: 184 × 122 × 59 mm.

Size of leaf: 176 × 112 mm.

Running headings, underlining, and marginal notes added in black ink.

Two- and three-line initials are supplied in red in the sections beginning with the letters ‘D', ‘E', and ‘I', and occasionally elsewhere; two- and three-line initials are supplied in black ink in table of rubrics only.

Provenance: Limay, near Mantes-la-Jolie, Ǐle-de-France, Celestines; on X7r: ‘Iste liber est celestinorum de Medunta. Sic signatus 86', in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand; on [*1r]: ‘Data est nobis per fratrem calipel de Medunta', also in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand. Francis Douce (1754-1834); armorial book-plate. Bequeathed in 1834.

SHELFMARK: Douce 39.

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