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Duns Scotus, Johannes

Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense (ed. Thomas Penketh and Bartholomaeus de Bellatis).


Analysis of Content

Part I.

1a2r Duns Scotus, Johannes: [Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 1.] Edited by Thomas Penketh, as stated in the colophon. For an edition (still in progress) of the whole work see Johannes Duns Scotus, Opera omnia, ed. C. Balić et al (Vatican City, 1950- ), XVI–XIX and following; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 421, and Glorieux, Répertoire, no. 344r. For this and succeeding editions see also C. Balić, Les Commentaires de Jean Duns Scot sur les quatres livres des Sentences: Étude historique et critique, Bibliothèque de la revue d'histoire ecclésiastique, 1 (Louvain, 1927), passim, including table of editions at the end.

ff1r [Table of contents.]

ff3r ‘Prologi additiones'. Incipit: ‘Prime questionis. Secundum aliam viam de perfecto et imperfecto . . .’ Explicit: est de originali doc.

gg9v [Colophon.]

2a1r [Bellatis, Bartholomaeus De(?): Additiones.] Incipit: ‘[D]ifficilimas subtilis doctoris Sententias quas in primum librum theologie idem . . .’ Explicit: et alii non ponunt tamen est de originali doc.

Part II.

3a1r Duns Scotus, Johannes: [Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 2.] Edited by Thomas Penketh. Johannes Duns Scotus, Opera omnia, new edn (Paris, 1895), XI–XIII.

2q9v [Colophon.]

2q10r [Table of distinctiones.]

2r1r [Table of contents.]

2s1r [Bellatis, Bartholomaeus de: Additiones.] Incipit: ‘[A]cutissimas philosophorum propositiones doctor subtilis in hunc . . .’ Explicit: nihil ex sententia Jo. primo.

Part III.

4a2r [Duns Scotus, Johannes: Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 3.] Edited by Thomas Penketh and Bartholomaeus de Bellatis. Johannes Duns Scotus, Opera omnia, new edn (Paris, 1895), XIV–XV.

m8v [Colophon.]

m9r [Table of distinctiones.]

Part IV.

5a2r Duns Scotus, Johannes: [Quaestiones in quatuor libros Sententiarum. Opus Oxoniense 4.] Edited by Thomas Penketh. Johannes Duns Scotus, Opera omnia, new edn (Paris, 1895), XVI–XXI.

[con5v] [Colophon.]

[con6r] ‘Tabula.’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1476-8. Folio.

Remarks: In four parts, dated: (I) 26 July 1477; (II) 7 Jan. 1478; (III) 1477; (IV) [1476?].


Collation: Part I: a12 b10 c8 d10 e f6 g8 h–k10 l–o8 p–t10 v x aa–ff8 gg10 a b8; part II: a10 b–e8 f g6 h–l8.10 m mm10 n–p8 q10 r8 ſ6; part III: a–d10.8 e–h8 i10 ii k8 l m10; part IV: a–g10 h i8 k–o10 p q8 r–z [et]10 [con]8.

Remarks: In part III a1 unsigned, a2 signed a, etc.


ISTC: id00379000

GW: GW 9073;

Hain: HC *6416; C 2124 (I);

Goff: Goff D‑379;

BMC: BMC V 228 (I,III), V 227 (IV), XII 16 (II);

Proctor: Pr 4318, 4324, 4315 (I,III,IV);

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑302, D‑309, D‑311, D‑313; Oates 1721 (IV); Rhodes 710; Sack, Freiburg, 1300; Sheppard 3493 (III).

LCN: 14888409


Copy number: D-166(1)

Part III only.

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century(?) German quarter pigskin over paper boards covered with parchment sheets from a thirteenth/fourteenth-century German missal, with musical notation; sprinkled turquoise-edged leaves; probably a Passau binding; cf. G‑324, J‑157, and J‑235.

Size: 287 × 204 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 187 mm.

Early marginal notes and pointing hands, some in red. The date in the colophon has been cancelled in red ink by the rubricator, who has added the date ‘1480', presumably the date when his work was carried out.

On a2r a ten-line Italian (Venetian) initial ‘C' is supplied in maroon and pink on a ground of gold and blue, with infill and decoration in green and yellow, and white dots, and with foliate extensions into the margins in red, blue, green, pink, maroon, with gold dots. Other initials are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks and some running book numbers are supplied in red; capital strokes and underlining in red. In the lower margin of a2r a coat of arms (see below) within a green laurel wreath, on a maroon and pink ground. See Pächt and Alexander II, 111 no. pr. 84.

Provenance: Unidentified (Italian(?)) coat of arms on a2r: or, an arm vested sable holding a key erect. Passau, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons of the Lateran Congregation, S. Nicolaus, S. Andreas, S. Pantaleon; an inscription in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on recto of front endleaf: ‘Iste liber est monasterii sancti Nicolai extra Patauiam'; eighteenth-century armorial book-plate: ‘Ex bibliotheca ecclesiae Collegiatae Lateranensis ad S. Nicolaum prope Passavium', quartering the arms of Prior Franz Jans (fl. 1765-1795); see Warnecke 1452. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' (erased) on a2r; ‘1694' on a small rectangular label on the spine. Purchased for £2. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1860), 24.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.27.

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