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Biblia Latina


Analysis of Content

a2r Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Paulinus. ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi ad Paulinum presbyterum de omnibus diuine hystorie libris'. Pref. no. 1.

a4r [Gn–IV Rg.] Most books preceded by Jerome's preface; Ios also preceded by an ‘argumentum'; chapters preceded by ‘Casus Summarii' throughout.

s2v Hieronymus: ‘Alius prologus' [to I–II Par]. Pref. no. 2; preceded by ‘Prefatio sancti Hieronimi in librum Dabreiamin, qui est Paralipomenon'. Slight variation in the incipit of first preface to I–II Par.

s2v [I–II Par.]

v2r [OrMan.]

v2r [I–II Esr.] Preceded by Jerome's preface; II Esr entitled ‘Liber Neemie'.

x2r [III–IV Esr.] III Esr entitled ‘II Esr' and IV Esr ‘III Esr' in this edition.

y8r [Tb–Est.] Preceded by Jerome's preface.

A5v [Iob.] ‘Alius prologus in Iob'. Pref. no. 3; preceded by the Prologus sancti Hieronymi in libro Iob and followed by an ‘argumentum' and Iob.

B5r [Ps (G).] ‘Liber hymnorum vel soliloquiorum'. Preceded by the first of Jerome's prefaces only.

E2r ‘Prologus' [to Prv]. Pref. no. 4; preceded by ‘Epistola sancti Hieronymi presbyteri ad Chromatium et Heliodorum episcopos de libris Salomonis'.

E2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 5.

E2v [Prv.]

F1v Hieronymus: [Ecl.] ‘Prologus . . . in librum Ecclesiasten'. Pref. no. 6, followed by Ecl.

F4r [Ct.]

F5r ‘Prologus in librum Sapientie'. Pref. no. 7.

F5r [Sap–Is.] Is preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

L2v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio in Hieremiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 8.

L3r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 9; preceded by ‘Prologus'.

L3r [Ier–Lam.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

N6v [Bar.] ‘Prefatio in librum Baruch prophete'. Pref. no. 10; followed by Bar.

O2v [Ez–Dn.]

R6r ‘Alius prologus' [to Twelve Prophets]. Pref. no. 11; preceded by ‘Prologus in librum duodecim prophetarum'.

R6r ‘Prologus in librum Osee prophete'. Pref. no. 12.

R6v [Os.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

S2v ‘Prologus in Johel prophetam'. Pref. no. 13.

S2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 15.

S2v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 16.

S2v [Ioel.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (pref. no. 14).

S3v ‘Prologus in Amos prophetam'. Pref. no. 17.

S3v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 18.

S4r ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 19.

S4r [Am.]

S5v ‘Prologus in Abdiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 20. The passage beginning ‘[H]ebrei hunc dicunt esse . . .' is not headed ‘Alius prologus', but forms part of this prologue.

S6r [Abd.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

S6r ‘Prologus in Jonam prophetam'. Pref. no. 21.

S6r [Abd.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T1r ‘Prologus in Micheam prophetam'. Pref. no. 23.

T1r [Mi.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T2r ‘Prologus in Naum prophetam'. Pref. no. 24.

T2v [Na.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T3r ‘Prologus in Abacuc prophetam'. Pref. no. 25.

T3v [Hab.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T4r ‘Prologus in Sophoniam prophetam'. Pref. no. 26.

T4v [So]. Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T5r ‘Prologus in Aggeum prophetam'. Pref. no. 27.

T5r [Agg.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

T5v ‘Prologus in Zachariam prophetam'. Pref. no. 28.

T6r [Za.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

U2v ‘Prologus in Malachiam prophetam'. Pref. no. 29.

U3r [Mal.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

U3v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in libros Machabeorum'. Pref. no. 31.

U3v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 32, followed by I–II Mcc.

Z2r ‘Alius prologus' [to Four Evangelists]. Pref. no. 33; preceded by ‘Epistola beati Hieronymi ad Damasum Papam in quattuor euangelistas'.

Z2v ‘Prologus in Mattheum'. Pref. no. 35.

Z2v ‘Argumentum in euangelium secundum Mattheum'. Pref. no. 34.

Z3r [Mt.]

Aa6v Hieronymus: ‘Prologus . . . in euangelium secundum Marcum'. Pref. no. 36.

Bb1r [Mc.]

Cc1r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in euangelium secundum Lucam'. Pref. no. 37.

Cc1r [Lc.]

Dd5r ‘Prologus in euangelium secundum Iohannem'. Pref. no. 38.

Dd5v [Io.]

Ff1r Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in omnes epistolas sancti Pauli'.

Ff1v ‘Prologus specialis in epistolam ad Romanos'. Pref. no. 39.

Ff2r [Rm.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Ff5r ‘Prologus in epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 40.

Ff5r [I Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Gg4r ‘Prologus in secundam epistolam ad Corinthios'. Pref. no. 41.

Gg4r [II Cor.] Preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Gg6v [Gal–Hbr.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Ii6v Hieronymus: ‘Prefatio . . . in librum Actuum apostolorum'. Pref. no. 42.

Ii6v ‘Alius prologus'. Pref. no. 43, followed by Act.

Ll4v ‘Prologus in septem epistolas canonicas'. Pref. no. 44.

Ll4v [Iac–Iud.] Each letter preceded by an ‘argumentum'.

Mm3r [Gilbertus Pictaviensis]: ‘Prologus in Apocalipsim beati Johannis apostoli'. Pref. no. 49.

Mm3v [Apc.] ‘Alius prologus in Apocalipsim'. Pref. no. 50, followed by an ‘argumentum' and Apc.

2a1r [Langton, Stephen]: ‘Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum'. Pref. no. 65.


Imprint: [Freiburg im Breisgau: Kilianus Piscator (Fischer), c.1493-4]. Folio.

Remarks: BMC and BSB‑Ink assign to Fischer; Pr and GW to [Basel: Johann Amerbach].


Collation: a8 b–h6 i8 k6 l8 m–ſ s6 t8 u6 v8 x6 y8 z6 A8 B6 C8 D6 E8 F G6 H8 I6 K8 L6 M8 N–Z Aa–Ll6 Mm8 2a6 b c8.


ISTC: ib00593000

GW: GW 4270;

Hain: HC *3047;

Goff: Goff B‑593;


Proctor: Pr 7647 = 7642;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑471; Hillard 395; Sack, Freiburg, 649-50; Sheppard 2252-3.

LCN: 13909707


Copy number: B-301(1)

Wanting1 a8, which is supplied in photostat from the copy in the Birmingham Reference Library.

Binding: Nineteenth-century plain calf, bound for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns.

Size: 318 × 230 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 303 × 208 mm.

On the front endleaf, ‘Ordo librorum veteris et noui testamenti' and other notes in a fifteenth-century hand. Especially in the Gospels, copious manuscript notes, mostly in one fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand; some German glosses.

Principal initials are supplied in blue with pen-flourishing in red; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or, occasionally, in blue.

Provenance: Nicolaus Schönborn; on1 a1r an inscription: ‘Nicolaus Schönborn legauit' in a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand. Cancelled inscription on1 a2r: ‘Inscriptus cathalogo libro[rum]'. Purchased for £0. 16. 16; see Books Purchased (1851), 8.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1490 c.1.

Copy number: B-301(2)

Wanting gatherings2 a–c (the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum).

Binding: Eighteenth-century half calf; watermark on endpapers: arms of Amsterdam and crowned ‘GR'.

Size: 305 × 225 × 64 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 207 mm.

On1 a1r a note in the hand of Johannes Conradus. Occasional early marginal notes.

Principal initials are supplied in blue; other initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Johannes Conradus (fl. 1520); on1 a1r an inscription: ‘Liber magistri Johannis Conradvs curati [corrected from curatus] et commissarius in Sinthorm anno millesimo quingentesimo vicesimo feria 4a p[ost] visitacionis'. Purchased for £1. 6. 0; see Books Purchased (1842), 6.

SHELFMARK: Bib. Lat. 1491 c.2.

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