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Bod-Inc: G-234

Gregorius IX, Pont. Max

Decretales, cum glossa (ed. Alexander de Nevo and Petrus Albinianus Trecius).


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Alexander de Nevo: [Letter addressed to] the law students of the University of Padua. ‘Alexander Neuus Uincentinus inter iuris utriusque doctores Patauinos minor Uincentine ac Taruisine ecclesie canonicus . . .’ Incipit: ‘[I]nter multiplices huius seculi voluptates nobiles et solertissimi scholares . . .’ Dated 1 Aug. 1474.

[a2r] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: Decretales. Edited by Alexander de Nevo and Petrus Albinianus Trecius, as stated in the concluding letters. [Introduction.] ‘In nomine sancte trinitatis amen. Compilatio Decretalium Gregorii ix. [G]regorius episcopus seruus seruorum dei . . . [R]ex pacificus pia miseratione disposuit . . .’ See G‑231.

[a2r] Bernardus Parmensis: [Glossa ordinaria.] ‘Gregorius. In huius libri principio quinque precipue sunt prenotanda . . .’

[a2v] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber I.] ‘De summa trinitate et fide catholica. Firmiter credimus et simpliciter confitemur . . .’ See G‑231.

[i9v] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber II.] ‘Liber secundus. De iudiciis. [E]x concilio africano. [D]e Quouultdeo Centuriensi episcopo . . .’ See G‑231.

[r8r] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber III.] ‘Liber tertius. De uita et honestate clericorum. [E]x concilio Maguntino. [U]t laici secus altare . . .’ See G‑231.

[A6v] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber IV.] ‘Liber quartus. De sponsalibus et matrimoniis. [E]x concilio Triburiensi. [D]e Francia quidam nobilem . . .’ See G‑231.

[D2v] Gregorius IX, Pont. Max.: [Liber V.] ‘Liber quintus. De accusationibus inquisitionibus et denuntiationibus. [F]elix papa. [S]i legitimus non fuerit accusator . . .’ See G‑231.

[L9v] [Colophon.]

[L10r] Albinianus Trecius, Petrus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Colucia Verzinensis. ‘[P]etrus Albignanus Trecius doctissimo Francisco Colucia salutem plurimam dicit.’ Incipit: ‘Diuinum hoc Decretalium uolumen iudicio meo emendatissimum . . .’ Dated 6 Mar. 1475.

[L10r] Franciscus Colucia: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Albinianus Trecius. ‘[F]ranciscus Colucia Uerzinensis Petro Albignano Trecio iuris utriusque peritissimo salutem plurimam dicit.’ Incipit: ‘Accepi tuas litteras . . .’ Dated 8 Mar. 1475.


Imprint: Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, [not before 8 Mar.] 1475. Folio.


Collation: [a–d10 e–g8 h i10 k8 l–o10 p–r8 s–A10 B–K8 L10].


ISTC: ig00449000

GW: GW 11454;

Hain: H *8002;

Goff: Goff G‑449;

BMC: BMC V 174;

Proctor: Pr 4092;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑334; Oates 1636; Sheppard 3264.

LCN: 14554010


Copy number: G-234(1)

On [r8r] an incorrect initial has been supplied by the rubricator.

Binding: Seventeenth/eighteenth-century(?) blind-tooled quarter pigskin with a vertical impression of a floral scroll within triple fillets on both covers; pasteboards covered with leaves ‘112' and ‘108' (`Proprium de tempore') of a fifteenth-century German parchment missal in Latin. On the upper cover: ‘[ ]tiuitatis prolatam exortu ineffabili munere subleuasti. Per. Eodem die Adriani martiris. Oratio . . . Alia. Hec dicit dominus [ ] sanabo contriciones' [Os 14,5]; on the lower cover: ‘[Sabbato ad sanctum Petrum. Alia oratio. Da nobis . . . efficia]mur hostibus forciores. Per . . . De sancto Egidio. Oratio'; foliation in red on upper margin. Sprinkled turquoise-edged leaves; probably a Passau binding; see also D‑166, J‑157, and J‑235. Bookmark: ‘Inc. 2361.’

Size: 414 × 275 × 85 mm.

Size of leaf: 396 × 263 mm.

Marginal annotations, extracting key words and commenting on the text, and pointing hands, in an early hand.

On [a2r], [i9v], [r8r], [A6v], and [D2v], at the beginning of each book, a Venetian eight-line initial is supplied in purple, with the outer edge in red and the inner one in yellow, with white pen-work decoration, on a gold square ground edged in black; the area defined by the letter is decorated in blue with purple, pink, and green floral or foliate decoration; see Pächt and Alexander II, 110 no. pr. 76. Some four-line initials are supplied in gold on a purple or blue ground, with the area defined by the letter decorated in blue or purple with white pen-work decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Passau, Bavaria, Augustinian Canons of the Lateran Congregation, S. Nicolaus, S. Andreas, S. Pantaleon; on [a1r] an inscription in an early hand: ‘Iste liber est monastery sancti Nicolay foris(?) Patauiam'. Franz Jans (fl. 1765-1795); eighteenth-century armorial book-plate, quartering his arms; see Warnecke 1452. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark, ‘Inc. typ. No. 895'; paper label at the head of the spine: ‘895'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q inf. 1.14.

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