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Bod-Inc: A-572

Augustinus Hipponensis

De dignitate sacerdotum.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Augustinus [pseudo-]: De dignitate sacerdotum. Incipit: ‘[O] veneranda sacerdotum dignitas, in quorum manibus dei filius velut in utero virginis incarnatur . . .’ CIBN gives reference to Walther, Initia, 13034.

[a2r] [Mapes, Walter pseudo-: Golias ad Christi sacerdotes.] Incipit: ‘[V]iri venerabiles, sacerdotes dei | Precones altissimi, lucerne diei'; 72 lines of ‘Vagantenstrophe.’ The Latin Poems Commonly Attributed to Walter Mapes, ed. T. Wright, Camden Society, 16 (London, 1841), 45-7, lines 1-68 only. See Walther, Initia, 20578. Wright has ‘beatissimi' as the second word on line one. The last four lines do not appear in his edition: ‘Qui sedet in solio summe maiestatis, | Vos purget a vitio, mundet a peccatis. | Vobis sit auxilio uestre pietatis, | Ut abrahe gremio fine sedeatis'. On the identity of ‘Golias' see A. G. Rigg, ‘Golias and other Pseudonyms', Studi Medievali, 3rd ser., 18 (1977), 65-109, and P. G. Walsh, ‘Golias and Goliardic Poetry', Medium Aevum, 52 (1983), 1-9.


Imprint: [Paris: Ulrich Gering, c.1478-82]. 4°.

Remarks: Dated by Sheppard. GW dates to c.1485.


Collation: [a4].


ISTC: ia01259400

GW: GW 2947;

Hain: H 2083[I]; C 763;

Proctor: Pr 7878;

Others: CIBN A‑728; Rhodes 205; Sheppard 6150.

LCN: 13887314


Copy number: A-572(1)

Bound with A‑430(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 197 × 135 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.79(3).

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