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Bod-Inc: D-005


Somniale Danielis, seu Interpretationes.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Lunare. ‘De diebus lune et cetera.’ Incipit: ‘[P]rima die videlicet lune creatus est Adam. Si quis illa infirmabitur die longo tempore iacebit . . .’ See Hélin, La Clef des songes, 93, no. 9. Not identical to any of the versions published by Emanuel Svenberg, De latinske Lunaria (Göteborg, 1936) or Christoph Weißer, Studien zum mittelalterlichen Krankheitslunar. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte laienastrologischer Fachprosa, Würzburg medizinhistorische Forschungen, 2 (Hannover, 1982).

[a2r] Interpretationes seu somnia Danielis. Incipit: ‘[A]rbores videre vel ascendere significat honorem . . .’


Imprint: [Rome: Johannes Bulle, c.1478-9]. 4°.


Collation: [a8].


ISTC: id00012500

GW: GW 7920;

Hain: C 1876;


Proctor: Pr 3620;

Others: Sheppard 2878.

LCN: 14816575


Copy number: D-005(1)

Bound with A‑201; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 135 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf [a8].

At head of [a1r] of this item, a contemporary manuscript title: ‘Somnia Danielis', in the same hand as the titles of the other items in this volume. Early marginal annotations, probably in the same hand as those in item 1, and perhaps also that of the manuscript additions on blank leaves following items 1 and 6 and on the last blank page of item 4. On [a7v] of item 6, ‘Ex libello de Moribus. Hinc bene precipiebatur a Socrate vt adolescens in speculo . . .'; on the recto of the blank leaf following item 6, a note on the four Sundays in Advent: ‘Quatuor dominicis proximis ante festum natale . . .'; on the verso, ‘Formula bene viuendi. Studium cuiuslibet religiosi vt scilicet viuat in obediencia . . .' The similarity of the titles and notes suggests that all of the items were travelling together long before the book received its present binding.

SHELFMARK: Holk. e.1(6).

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