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Antoninus Florentinus

Summa theologica. Partes II–IV.


Analysis of Content

Part II.

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[T]u contribulasti capita draconum in aquis, tu confregisti capita draconis” . . . [Ps 73,13-14]. Dicit dominus Ezechielis xviii, ‘  “Anima que peccauerit ipsa morietur” [Ez 18,20]. De anima quidem et eius nobilitate et de potentiis eius quibus operatur . . .’ See Bloomfield 6102.

a3v ‘Tabula.’

a6v Antoninus Florentinus: Summa theologica. Pars II. Incipit: ‘  “[F]ilii hominum usque quo graui corde vt quid diligitis vanitatem et queritis mendacium”, Psalmista iiii [Ps 4,3]. Gregorius xiiii moralia cxix super v plumbi lamina . . .’ See Kaeppeli I 80-2 no. 239; Orlandi 298 no. (A) 6.

T7v [Colophon.] Part III.

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Prologus.’ Incipit: ‘  “[A]stitit regina a dextris tuis in vestitu deaurato circumdata varietate”, Psalmista xliiii [Ps 44,10]. Uerba ista prophete loquentis ad dominum deum . . .’ See Bloomfield 499.

A5r ‘Tabula.’

B3v Antoninus Florentinus: Summa theologica. Pars III. Incipit: ‘  “[B]eatus es et bene tibi erit, uxor tua sicut vitis abundans in lateribus domus tue . . .” [Ps 127,2-3]. Dicit sacrosanctum concilium vniuersale ecclesie . . .’

ll9v [Colophon.] Part IV.

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Antoninus Florentinus: ‘Proemium.’ Incipit: ‘  “[B]enedictionem dabit legislator ibunt de virtute in virtutem . . .” [Ps 83,8]. Tota vita hominis super terram est quoddam iter . . .’ See Bloomfield 635.

a3v ‘Tabula.’

a5r Antoninus Florentinus: Summa theologica. Pars IV. Incipit: ‘[C]irca uirtutem in generali consideranda sunt sex . . .’

P8r [Note on the death of Antoninus.] Incipit: ‘Obiit ipse Anthoninus vir consiliorum clarissimus Romane vrbis olim auditor . . .’

P8r [Epitaph for Antoninus.] Incipit: ‘Hic est ille tuus pastor Florentia, pro quo | Non cesses mesto spargere rore genas'; 2 elegiac distichs. BMC II 416.


Imprint: Speier: Peter Drach, 1487-8. Folio.

Remarks: In five parts, four of which are dated (I) 1 Oct. 1487; (II) 4 Aug. 1487; (III) 8 Feb. 1488; (IV) 17 Feb. 1487; (V) [undated].


Collation: Part I: a–z8 A–H8 I–L6 M8; part II: a–z8 [et]8 [con]6 A–O8 2O8 P–T8; part III: A6 B–V8 AA–EE8 FF10 a–z8 [et]8 aa–kk8 ll10; part IV: a b10 c12 d10 e12 f–y10 A–L10 M–P8.

Remarks: Part II: m4 is signed miii, N4 is signed Niii; part III: A2 signed A, A3 signed Aii.


ISTC: ia00876000

GW: GW 2190 (2-4);

Hain: HC *1247 (2-4); H 1258 (IV);

Goff: Goff A‑876;

BMC: BMC II 495-6;

Proctor: Pr 2369, 2373, 2367;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑599; Geldner, Drach, col. 181; Sack, Freiburg, 233; Sheppard 1712.

LCN: 14270067


Copy number: A-345(1)

Parts II–IV only, bound in three volumes; wanting part I and Johannes Molitoris' table (part V).

Part of lower margin (containing inscription?) cut away from dd1.

Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled half calf over wooden boards (modern boards on part IV). Fillets form three panels, with, for parts II and III, lozenge-shaped dragon stamps in upper and lower panels, and with circular rose stamps, bordered by lily stamps and small floral stamps in the middle compartment; for part IV, on the upper cover the dragon and lily stamps are replaced by a lozenge-shaped lion rampant stamp; there is a scroll stamp at the upper edge of the middle compartment; stylized palm-leaf and floral stamps on spines. Title in ink on the upper cover of parts II and III.

Size: Volume 1 (part II): 317 × 233 × 80 mm; vol. 2 (part III): 317 × 235 × 115 mm; vol. 3 (part IV): 317 × 227 × 90 mm.

Size of leaf: 302 × 202 mm.

A pencil note on the modern pastedown of part IV states in error: ‘For leaves removed from binding of this book see MS. Lat. lit. f.121.'; this shelfmark [MS. Lat. liturg. f. 121] does not, apparently, now exist.

Marginal annotations, many early, some in red ink.

Partial rubrication: underlining, some chapter numbers, and some four- and five-line initials supplied in red. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Augsburg, Bavaria, Benedictines, SS. Udalrichus et Afra; probably Braun, Notitia historico-literaria, 154 no. XIX and 168-99, no. XXI. Purchased on 5 Nov. 1885 for 8 Marks, from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 168, no. 157; see Library Bills (1885), no. 319.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q inf. 1.20-2.

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