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Bod-Inc: B-289

Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Prologus in Bibliam'. Pref. no. 1.

a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Ios preceded by ‘argumentum'.

n1r ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralypomenon'. Slight variation in the incipit of the first preface to I–II Par.

n1v [I–II Par.]

p2v [OrMan.]

p2v [I–II Esr.] II Esr here also entitled ‘Neemias'.

q1r [III–IV Esr.]

r4v [Tb–Est.]

s6v ‘Alius prologus' [to Iob]. Pref. no. 3; preceded by ‘Prologus in Iob'.

s7r [Iob–Ps (G)]. Iob preceded by ‘argumentum'. Ps (G) preceded by the first of Jerome's prologues only. Here also entitled ‘Liber soliloquiorum'.

x1r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbiteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos, de libris Salomonis'.

x1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

x1v [Prv.]

x8v ‘Prologus' [to Ecl]. Pref. no. 6.

x8v [Ecl–Ct.]

y2v ‘Prologus' [to Sap]. Pref. no. 7.

y2v [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by ‘argumentum'.

[con]7v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Ier]. Pref. no. 8.

[con]7v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

[con]7v [Ier.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

bb6r [Introduction to Lam.] Incipit: ‘[E]t factum est postquam in captiuitate . . .’

bb6r [Lam.]

bb8r ‘Prefatio' [to Bar]. Pref. no. 10.

bb8r [Bar–Dn.]

ee4r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

ee4r ‘Prologus' [to Os]. Pref. no. 12.

ee4v [Os.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ee7r ‘Prologus' [to Ioel]. Pref. no. 13.

ee7r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

ee7r [Ioel.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

ee8r ‘Prologus' [to Am]. Pref. no. 17.

ee8r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18; in other editions called ‘argumentum'.

ee8r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

ee8v [Am.]

ee10r ‘Prologus' [to Abd]. Pref. no. 20.

ee10v [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 22).

ee10v ‘Prologus' [to Ion]. Pref. no. 21.

ff1r [Abd.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff1v ‘Prologus' [to Mi]. Pref. no. 23.

ff1v [Mi.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff3r ‘Prologus' [to Na]. Pref. no. 24.

ff3r [Na.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff4r ‘Prologus' [to Hab]. Pref. no. 25.

ff4v [Hab.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff5r ‘Prologus' [to So]. Pref. no. 26.

ff5r [So.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff6r ‘Prologus' [to Agg]. Pref. no. 27.

ff6v [Agg.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff7r ‘Prologus' [to Za]. Pref. no. 28.

ff7r [Za.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

ff9v ‘Prologus' [to Mal]. Pref. no. 29.

ff10r [Mal.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

gg1r Hieronymus: ‘Prologus' [to Mcc]. Pref. no. 31.

gg1r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32.

gg1r [I–II Mcc.]

ii1v ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quatuor Euangelia'.

ii1v ‘Prologus' [to Mt]. Pref. no. 35.

ii2r [Mt.] Preceded by ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 34).

kk2v ‘Prologus' [to Mc]. Pref. no. 36.

kk2v [Mc.]

kk9r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Lc]. Pref. no. 37.

kk9r [Lc.] Verses 1-4 here called ‘Prohemium'.

ll10r ‘Prologus' [to Io]. Pref. no. 38.

ll10v [Io.]

mm9r ‘Prologus' [to Rm]. Pref. no. 39; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronymi in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

mm9v [Rm.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

nn1v ‘Prologus' [to I Cor]. Pref. no. 40.

nn1v [I Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

nn5v ‘Prologus' [to II Cor]. Pref. no. 41.

nn6r [II Cor.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.

nn8v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

oo10v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio' [to Act]. Pref. no. 42.

oo10v ‘Alius prologus'.

pp1r [Act.]

qq1v ‘Prologus' [to Canonical Epistles]. Pref. no. 44, followed by an ‘argumentum'.

qq2r [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by ‘argumentum'.

qq6v [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus' [to Apc]. Pref. no. 49.

qq7r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 50.

qq7v [Apc.] Preceded by ‘argumentum'.


Imprint: [Venice: Nicolaus de Frankfordia, c.1485]. Folio.


Collation: a–h10 i–l12 m–t10 v14 x–z [et] [con] aa–gg10 hh8 ii–ll10 mm12 nn–pp10 qq12.


ISTC: ib00580500

GW: GW 4256;

Hain: C 1022;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, B‑580a;

Proctor: Pr 3265;

Others: Sheppard 3869.

LCN: 13910424


Copy number: B-289(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns. Upper board detached.

Size: 313 × 230 × 95 mm.

Size of leaf: 305 × 197 mm.

On a1v a note on liturgical lessons in the hand of Henricus Bagher. Some watermarks outlined in pencil.

On a2r a 14-line initial ‘F' is supplied in red, with decoration and infill in yellow, and edged in gold, and with pen-work extensions into the margins, in black ink, decorated with gold and red. On a4v a 14-line initial ‘I' is supplied in red, with reserved white decoration and pen-work infill in brown ink. Other initials are supplied in red or blue. Paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Henricus Bagher (fl. 1498); inscription on a1v: ‘Collectum in octa die assumptionis Marie a Domino Doctore Hinrico Bagher anno 1498'. Date of acquisition unknown; the shelfmark indicates a date after 1883.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1490 c.2.

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