Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: D-112


Diurnale Bambergense.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] [Title-page.]

[*3r] [Calendarium.] 3 Feb. ‘obitus s. Kunegundis' (red); 12 Mar. ‘canonizatio Heinrici'; 29 Mar. ‘canonizatio s. Kunegundis'; 19 Apr. ‘Dulcissimi et Karissimi martirum'; 6 May ‘dedicatio ecclesie Bambergensis' (red); 13 July ‘obitus Heinrici imperatoris' (red); 19 Aug. ‘Sebaldi confessoris'; 9 Sept. ‘translatio s. Kunegundis'; 30 Sept. ‘translatio s. Ottonis' (red).

[*3v] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘In iano claris calidisque cibis potiaris | Atque decens potus post fercula sit tibi notus'; 4 hexameters for each month of the calendar.

[*3v] [Carmen de signis zodiaci.] Incipit: ‘Aquarius calidum et humidum'; 2 lines of verse for each month of the calendar. See M. C. Diaz y Diaz, Index scriptorum Latinorum Medii Aevi Hispanorum, I, Acta Salmanticensia 13, 1 (Salamanca, 1958), 186 no. 817.

a1r ‘Diurnale secundum nouam imperialis ecclesie Bambergensis rubricam'; [Pars hiemalis. Proprium de tempore.]

q4v ‘Accessus altaris'.

q7v ‘Recessus altaris'.

A1r [Psalterium.] Incipit: ‘Te deum laudamus, te dominum confitemur . . .’

K4v [Litaniae sanctorum.] It includes ‘Osvalde', ‘Dulcissime et Carissime', ‘Kyliane cum sociis' among the martyrs; ‘Galle', ‘Othmare', ‘Vdalrice', ‘Willibalde', ‘Heinrice', ‘Otto', ‘Ysaac' among the confessors; ‘Walpurgis', ‘Kunegundis' among the virgins and widows.

L1r ‘Preces maiores'.

L2v ‘Preces minores'.

L5v ‘Hymnarius secundum chorum ecclesie Bambergensis per totum annum.’

N7v [Officium defunctorum minus.] Incipit: ‘Versus. Oremus pro fidelibus defunctis. Requiem eternam . . .’

O8v [Officium defunctorum maius.] Incipit: ‘[P]arce mihi domine . . .’

P5r ‘Commune sanctorum.’ Incipit: ‘[B]enedictio domini super caput iusti . . .’

aa1r [Proprium de sanctis.]

qq8r [Colophon.]

AA1r [Mutationes in officiis.] Incipit: ‘Littere subscripte pagine pretitulate in kalendario . . .’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Georg Stuchs, 4 Feb. 1493. 16°.


Collation: [* +] a–q A–Q aa–qq AA BB8.

Remarks: GW signs the first two gatherings as [a b].


ISTC: id00283100

GW: GW 8528;

Hain: H 6292;

Proctor: Pr 2270;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl. 597; Sheppard 1641.

LCN: 13913117


Copy number: D-112(1)

Leaf [*2] not blank as GW: [*2r], title in type 205 (P. 10): ‘Diurnale hora= | rum ƥm rubricā | breuiarij eccleſie | Bambergenſis'.

Binding: Contemporary blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards with one metal clasp and catch, the remains of a second, and metal corner-pieces. On both covers fillets form a frame, within which is a foliate staff roll. In the inner rectangle headed-outline tools make up merrythoughts. On the spine is a repeated foliate stamp, now very worn. On the upper cover is a paper label bearing a coat of arms: gules, two crossed keys, argent. Leather index tabs.

Size: 129 × 97 × 46 mm.

Size of leaf: 122 × 87 mm.

Provenance: Sebaldus Schreyer (1446-1520); coat of arms on [b8v]: party per chapé-ployé sable and or, bust of a negress and in chief two apples of the second; see Siebmacher, Bd. 6, Abt. 1, 91; an inscription above: ‘Vtens hoc libro oret pro Sebaldo Schreyer suisque progenitoribus'; see Wagner 83-4. Revd W. T. Spurdens; armorial book-plate. Guglielmo Bruto Icilio Timoleone, Conte Libri Carrucci della Sommaia (1803-1869); purchased at his sale (1 Aug. 1859), lot 846, for £1. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 37.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. 7Q 6.36.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 3.8.

Go to top of page