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Bod-Inc: C-080

Caracciolus, Robertus

Sermones quadragesimales de peccatis.


Analysis of Content

a2r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermones quadragesimales de peccatis. Incipit: ‘  “[M]ulti enim sunt vocati, pauci vero electi” [Mt 20,16]. Scribuntur hec verba Mat[hei] .xx. c[apitulo] et in euangelio presentis dominice. Ostendit nobis apertissime . . .’ 53 sermones; sermon 43 misnumbered as 42; see also GW.

t7r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 53: Sermo de sancto Bonaventura. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n memoria eterna erit iustus” [Ps 111,7]. Scribuntur hec verba originaliter . . .’

v2r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 54: Sermo de sancto Bernhardino. Incipit: ‘  “[D]ilectus Deo hominibus . . .” [Sir 45,1]. Sapientis verba sunt ista originaliter . . .’

v6r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 55: Sermo [I] de annuntiatione BVM. Incipit: ‘  “[I]ngressus angelus ad eam dixit . . .” [Lc 1,28]. Scribuntur hec verba . . .’

x3v Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 56: Sermo de angelis. [Sermo de laudibus sanctorum 30.] Incipit: ‘  “[A]ngelis suis deus mandauit . . .” [Ps 90,11]. Illuminati prophete verba . . .’

x8r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 57: Sermo de beatitudine sanctorum. [Sermo de laudibus sanctorum 21.] Incipit: ‘  “[M]erces vestra copiosa est in celis” [Mt 5,12]. Verba sunt redemptoris nostri originaliter . . .’

y4r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 58: Sermo de animae rationalis admirandis prærogativis. [Sermo de laudibus sanctorum 23.] Incipit: ‘  “[E]cce omnes anime mee sunt dei” [Ez 18,4]. Viuentis verba sunt ista originaliter . . .’

z7r Caracciolus, Robertus: Sermo 59: Sermo de spiritu sancto. [Sermo de laudibus sanctorum 20.] Incipit: ‘  “[S]piritus sanctus quem mittit pater . . .” [Io 14,26]. Verba sunt redemptoris nostri originaliter . . .’

[et]4r [Colophon.]

[et]5r Caracciolus, Robertus: [Letter to] Johannes de Aragonia, Cardinal of S. Hadrianus. Incipit: ‘Consideranti sepenumero mihi . . .’

[et]6r ‘Tabula sermonum et capitulorum'.


Imprint: Offenburg: [Printer of Caracciolus, ‘Quadragesimales' (H *4443) (Kilianus Piscator)], 5 Jan. 1496. 4°.


Collation: a–ſ s t–z8 [et]10.


ISTC: ic00164000

GW: GW 6085;

Hain: H *4443;

Goff: Goff C‑164;


Proctor: Pr 3225;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑126; Oates 1341; Sack, Freiburg, 922; Sheppard 2267-8.

LCN: 13891319


Copy number: C-080(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century German (Metten) blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, two clasps lost. On both covers fillets form two concentric frames; within the outer frame, a Renaissance roll with portrait medallions; within the inner frame, a floral border. The inner rectangle is divided into three horizontal compartments; in the corners of the central compartment is a lozenge-shaped floral ornament. In the centre of the upper cover is an oval stamp of the arms of Metten: quarterly, 1 and 4, nine fleurs-de-lys, 2 and 3, double-headed eagle, with an escutcheon en surtout: a fess and in chief a boy holding a cup, the arms of Johannes Christoph Guetknecht, abbot 1628-45; see Zimmermann, Kloster-Heraldik, 102; lettered ‘I[ohannes] C[hristophorus] A[bbas] M[ettensis] 1629'. On the lower cover an oval stamp of St Michael and the dragon. For the stamps see B‑324(2), also from Metten.

Size: 205 × 155 × 51 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 133 mm.

A few early marginal notes.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Metten, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Michael; on a2r eighteenth-century inscription. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; on front endleaf no. ‘2911'; on paper strip pasted on endleaf, no. ‘32939'; ‘Dpl' on verso of second front endleaf. Purchased from Caspar Haugg, Catalogue 123 (1892), no. 190, for 30 Marks; see Library Bills (1892), unnumbered.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G45.1496.1.

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