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Bod-Inc: B-195

Bernardus Claravallensis

Meditationes de interiori homine, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Bernardus Claravallensis [pseudo-]: Meditationes de interiori homine. [Also known as De cognitione humanae conditionis.] ‘Contemplationes de interiori homine'. PL CLXXXIV 485-508. On authorship see Glorieux, Migne, 71.

[b3r] Bernardus [Claravallensis pseudo-]: De bona conscientia. [Also known as De conscientia aedificanda or Meditationes de interiori domo, cap. 1-22.] PL CLXXXIV 509-32. On authorship see Glorieux, Migne, 71.

[c6r] Bernardus [Claravallensis pseudo-]: De miseria vitae. ‘Meditationes De miseria vite'. Incipit: ‘[O] misera vita, que tantos in prosperis decipis, tantos seduxisti, tantos excecasti . . .’ Explicit: sequi propriam voluntatem On authorship see GW.

[c7r] ‘Oratio beati Bernhardi'. Incipit: ‘[O] dulcissime Christe, bone Hiesu, sicut desidero, sic tota mente peto . . .’

[c7v] ‘Alia oratio'. Incipit: ‘[D]omine Hiesu Christe, Christe qui es vnicus cum patre et spiritu sancto, piis precibus humiliter te deprecor . . .’


Imprint: [Augsburg: Anton Sorg, c.1475, not after 1476]. Folio.


Collation: [a10 b6 c7].


ISTC: ib00401000

GW: GW 4023;

Hain: H *2880;

Goff: Goff B‑401;

BMC: BMC II 342;

Proctor: Pr 1653;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑327; CIBN B‑292; Oates 914; Sheppard 1227.

LCN: 13931521


Copy number: B-195(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) blind-tooled calf imitating an earlier style.

Size: 280 × 212 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 271 × 197 mm.

Early marginal notes; on [a1r] glosses on the adjectives ‘incomprehensibilis', ‘delectabilis', ‘laudabilis' and ‘amabilis', incipit: ‘Philosophus dicit: Sic se habet intellectus noster ad manifestissimam . . .’

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1846), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 4.12.

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