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Bod-Inc: A-577

Augustinus Hipponensis

De fuga mulierum; De continentia; De contemptu mundi.


Analysis of Content

a1r Augustinus [pseudo-; Caesarius Arelatensis]: ‘De fuga mulierum.’ [Also known as De honestate mulierum] [sermon 41]. See A‑576.

a4r Augustinus [pseudo-; Caesarius Arelatensis: Sermo 43.] See A‑576.

a7v Augustinus [pseudo-]: Sermo de contemptu mundi. See A‑576.

b5r Augustinus: Sermo de vita et moribus clericorum [sermon 355]. See A‑576.

c2r Augustinus: Sermo secundus de vita et moribus clericorum [sermon 356]. See A‑576.

d4v Hieronymus: Epistola ad Paulinum presbyterum. Incipit: ‘Obsecro te, Pauline karissime, ut multitudines hominum et salutaciones . . .’


Imprint: [Speier: Printer of ‘Gesta Christi', c.1472]. 4°.


Collation: a b8 c d6.


ISTC: ia01280000

GW: GW 2956;

Hain: H *1961;

Goff: Goff A‑1280;

BMC: BMC II 482;

Proctor: Pr 2318;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑33; Sheppard 1682.

LCN: 13884469


Copy number: A-577(1)

Bound with a series of devotional works in manuscript:
2. Johannes Gerson, De pollucione;
3. Bernardus Claravallensis [pseudo-], De honestate vitae;
4. Bernardus Claravallensis [pseudo-], Octo puncta mediante quibus pervenitur ad perfectionem vitae spiritualis;
5. Sermo de assumptione virginis Marie;
6. Liber caritatis and other prayers;
7. Augustinus [pseudo-], Speculum mortis;
8. Isidorus, De norma vitae;
9. Augustinus [pseudo-], Patricius, Bishop of Dublin, De tribus tabernaculis(!);
10. Bernardus Claravallensis, Meditatio de custodia.

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) mottled grey pasteboards.

Size: 208 × 146 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 201 × 135 mm.

Marginal notes and underlining in black ink.

Initials and rubrics are supplied in red, the latter apparently in the same hand that copied the manuscript texts. Capital strokes and underlining in red.

Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Hospitale S. Catharinae, from Johannes Tüchler of Saltendorff, 1473; see Krämer II 681, referring to this volume; two colophons in manuscript texts: on fol. 39r: ‘ . . . per me Johannem Tuchler tunc tempore socium . . . Ratisbone in hospitali in pede pontis die Martis xx Iulii anno lxxiii°'; on fol. 98v: ‘ . . . in vigilia XI milium virginum [20 Oct.] per me Johannem Tuchler de Saltendorff tunc temporis indignum presbiterum in hospitali in ratispone in pede pontis extra muros ciuitatis Anno M° cccc° lxxiii°'. Purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1840), 3.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 7Q 4.44; handed over to the Department of Western Manuscripts in 1941.

SHELFMARK: MS. Lat. th. e.23.

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