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Bod-Inc: B-253

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Bussis] Johannes Andreas [de]: [Editor's preface addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. See B‑245. Preceded by a short note on the inclusion of Bussis's preface.

[a1r] ‘Tabula'.

[a1v] Palmerius [Pisanus], Matthias: [Letter addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[C]um et antea semper, beate Pontifex, intellexerim . . .’ See B‑245.

[a2r] Aristeas [pseudo-]: Ad Philocratem de lxx interpretibus. Translated by Mathias Palmerius. Pref. no. 59; see also A‑381.

[b1r] Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi ad Paulinum presbyterum de omnibus diuine historie libris'. Pref. no. 1.

[b3r] [Gn–I Par.]

[o6r] ‘Prologus secundus' [to II Par]. Pref. no. 2.

[o6v] [II Par.]

[q8v] [OrMan.]

[q8v] [I–II Esr.] II Esr is entitled ‘Liber Neemie.’

[r7v] [III Esr.] Entitled ‘II Esr' in this edition; wanting IV Esr.

[s2v] [Tb–Est.]

[t5r] [Hieronymus]: ‘Alter prologus in Iob secundum Hebraicum'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the ‘Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob' and followed by Iob.

[t5v] [Iob–Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

[y1r] [Prv.]

[y8r] ‘Prologus in Aeclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6.

[y8r] [Ecl–Ct.]

[z2r] ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

[z2r] [Sap–Lam.] Lam, except with introduction, ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .', appended to first chapter.

[E7r] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar–Dn.

[H4r] ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 14.

[H7r] [Ioel.]

[H8r] ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

[H8r] ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘argumentum'. ‘Alius prologus' [to Os].

[H8r] ‘Tercius prologus'. Pref. no. 19, followed by Am.

[H10v] ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20, followed by Abd.

[I1r] ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

[I1r] Pref. no. 12. ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 22, followed by Ion.

[I1v] ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23, followed by Mi.

[I3r] ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24, followed by Na.

[I4r] ‘Prologus' [to Hab].

[H4v] Pref. no. 25, followed by Hab.

[I5r] ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26, followed by So.

[I6r] ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27, followed by Agg.

[I7r] ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28, followed by Za. [Os.]

[I10r] ‘Prologus' [to Ma]. Pref. no. 29, followed by Ma.

[H6v] ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.


[K1r] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.

[K1r] [I–II Mcc.]

[L10r] ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35, preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi presbyteri ad Damasum Papam in quattuor Euangelistas', and ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

[L10r] [Mt.]

[M10v] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36, followed by Mc.

[N7v] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37, followed by Lc, where verses 1-4 are called ‘Prohemium'.

[O9r] ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38, followed by Io.

[P8r] Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

[P8v] ‘Prologus spetialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.

[P9r] [Rm–Hbr.] Rm–Hbr, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum' (referred to as ‘prologus' in the case of I and II Cor).

[S3v] Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in Actibus apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42, followed by Act.

[T5r] ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44, followed by Iac–Iud, each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

[V2v] [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

[V3r] ‘Alter prologus in Apocalypsin'. Pref. no. 50, followed by Apc.

[V8v] [Colophon.]

[X1r] [Stephen Langton]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: Nuremberg: Johann Sensenschmidt and Andreas Frisner, 9 Dec. 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a8 b–t10 v x12 y z A–S10 T V8 X–Z10].


ISTC: ib00544000

GW: GW 4219;

Hain: H *3057;

Goff: Goff B‑544;

BMC: BMC II 407;

Proctor: Pr 2199;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑421; CIBN B‑374; Rhodes 347; Sheppard 1406.

LCN: 13908267


Copy number: B-253(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [Z10]. For another copy, differently set up, of the second sheet (outer forme) of gathering [f] see J‑095.

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) plain calf, marks of two leather ties; rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at foot of the upper cover.

Size: 467 × 335 × 134 mm.

Size of leaf: 460 × 317 mm.

Endleaves from a thirteenth-century manuscript breviary on parchment (removed to MS. Lat. liturg. a. 6, fols 27-9).

Occasional manuscript headings.

Principal initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials are supplied in red; red capital strokes.

Provenance: Acquired before 1738; see Fysher, Catalogus, I (1738), 152.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: B 6. 7 Th.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M 1.16.

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