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Bod-Inc: G-309

Guilelmus Hentisberus

De sensu composito et diviso, et al. (ed. Johannes Maria Mapellus).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Mapellus, Johannes Maria: [Letter addressed to] Manfredus de Medicis. Incipit: ‘Cum id, doctissime Manfrede, uirtus sibi uendicet eiusque uti arbitror . . .’

a2r Guilelmus Hentisberus: De sensu composito et diviso. The whole volume edited by Johannes Maria Mapellus. Incipit: ‘[A]rguendo a sensu composito ad sensum diuisum . . .’ See Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium Mertonense', 214, no. 6; Thorndike–Kibre 129; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2082. The editor is identified in the colophon.

a4v Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De insolubilibus. Incipit: ‘Regulas soluendi sophismata non ea quidem . . .’ See G‑308; for this edition see Spade, ‘William Heytesbury's Regulae solvendi sophismata’, 305-6, no. 36.

a7r Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on Regulae solvendi sophismata.] Incipit: ‘  “Regulas soluendi sophismata”. In hoc primo tractatu determinatur de propositionibus . . .’ See G‑018.

b4v Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De scire et dubitare. Incipit: ‘[S]cire multis modis dicitur sed siue dicatur proprie siue communiter . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1406; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2082.

b8v Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on De scire et dubitare.] Incipit: ‘  “[S]cire multis modis dicitur communiter proprie”. Magis proprie et propriissime, communiter quidem sumitur scire . . .’

c4r Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De relativis. Incipit: ‘[I]n terminis relatiuis sophismata multa concurrunt . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 718.

c5v Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on De relativis.] Incipit: ‘  “[I]n terminis relatiuis multa sophismata” fiunt propter eorum modos supponendi . . .’

c7v Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De incipit et desinit. Incipit: ‘[I]ncipere dupliciter solet exponi videlicet per positionem . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 722.

d3r Gaietanus de Thienis(?): [Commentary on De incipit et desinit.] Incipit: ‘  “[I]ncipit et desinit” apud plures sunt termini exponibiles . . .’ GW attributes this commentary to Ricardus Clientonus (i.e. Richard Kilvington), whose name appears at the end in the following note: ‘Et hanc opinionem insequitur Ricardus Clientonus in Sophismatibus suis in principio. Laus Deo.’

d5v Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De maximo et minimo. Incipit: ‘[C]irca finem seu terminum tam actiue potentie . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 206.

e1v Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on De maximo et minimo.] Incipit: ‘[C]irca terminationem potentie actiue aut passiue diuisiones multiplices fiunt. Pro quarum declaratione accipiendum primo . . .’

e5r Guilelmus Hentisberus: Regulae solvendi sophismata: De tribus predicamentis. [Here entitled ‘De motu locali', the title of the first part.] Incipit: ‘[T]ria sunt predicamenta vel genera in quibus contingit motum . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 1587.

e5r [Gaietanus de Thienis: Commentary on De tribus predicamentis.] Incipit: ‘Iste est sextus et vltimus tractatus Regularum Hentisberi . . .’ Curtis Wilson, William Heytesbury: Medieval Logic and the Rise of Mathematical Physics (Madison, Wis., 1956), 116 notes that this is a commentary on part I, the ‘De motu locali', and part II, the ‘De augmentatione' only.

g4v Messinus: [Commentary on De tribus predicamentis.] Incipit: ‘[D]ubium est vtrum omnis motus vere et proprie dictus in aliquo . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 470. Wilson 116 notes that this is a commentary on the ‘De motu locali', the ‘De augmentatione', and on a section of the last part, ‘De alteratione'.

h6v Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on De tribus predicamentis.] Incipit: ‘[C]ontra hanc propositionem arguitur multiplicter primo . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 261. This is a continuation of Messinus's commentary: see Wilson 116.

h8r Angelus Fossumbrunus: ‘Super tractatum De motu locali.’ Incipit: ‘[I]n omni predicamento potest esse mutatio quoniam in quolibet . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 699. Wilson 116 notes that this is a commentary on the first two parts.

k1v Tornius Florentinus, Bernardus: [Letter addressed to] Marianus Romanus. Incipit: ‘Magistro Mariano Romano Bernardus Tornius salutem. Quantum tibi debeat Bernardus non ignorat . . .’

k1v Tornius Florentinus, Bernardus: ‘Super capitulo De motu locali.’ Incipit: ‘[D]eclaraturus quedam circa verba Hentisberi De motu locali. Primo circa textum primi capituli . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 397.

k5v Guilelmus Hentisberus: Sophismata. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis homo est omnis homo probatur. Iste homo est iste homo . . .’ See Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium', 214-4, no. 7a, and Thorndike–Kibre 997.

l1r Gaietanus de Thienis: [Commentary on Sophismata.] Incipit: ‘  “[O]mnis homo est omnis homo”. Circa primum principale aduertendum quod Hentisberus . . .’ Gaietanus's commentary follows each ‘Sophisma.’

y3r Simon de Lendenaria: [Commentary on Sophismata.] ‘Recollecta.’ Incipit: ‘  “[O]mnis homo est omnis homo”. Circa primum principale huius primi sophismatis est aduertendum . . .’

z7v Guilelmus Hentisberus [pseudo-; Hopton, Henry]: De veritate et falsitate propositionis. Incipit: ‘[O]mnis propositio est vera vel falsa; quod sophisma sit falsum . . .’ See Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium', 213-14, no. 4, and Thorndike–Kibre 1001; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 437.

[et]4v Guilelmus Hentisberus [pseudo-]: Probationes conclusionum. Incipit: ‘[I]nfinite sunt partes Sortis equales non communicantes quarum nulla est . . .’ See Weisheipl, ‘Repertorium', 216, no. 9, and Thorndike–Kibre 743. Begins at chapter 2. On the authorship see J. A. Weisheipl, ‘Ockham & Some Mertonians', Mediaeval Studies, 30 (1968), 163-213, at 197, n. 82; Wilson 210; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 2082.


Imprint: Venice: Bonetus Locatellus, for Octavianus Scotus, 27 May 1494. Folio.


Collation: a–z [et]8 [con] [rum]6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials and diagrams.


ISTC: ih00057000

GW: GW 11902;

Hain: H *8437;

Goff: Goff H‑57;

BMC: BMC V 443;

Proctor: Pr 5054;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑96; Hillard 948; Oates 1980; Rhodes 899; Sander 3363; Sheppard 4210.

LCN: 14456895


Copy number: G-309(1)

Bound with:
2. Paulus Venetus, Logica magna, ed. Franciscus de Macerata and Jacobus de Fossano. Venice: Albertinus Vercellensis, for Octavianus Scotus, 24 Oct. 1499 (P‑061).

Binding: Seventeenth-century English blind-tooled calf (fillets only), stamped in gilt with the badge of Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland; rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at tail of the upper cover. Red-edged leaves.

Size: 314 × 220 × 63 mm.

Size of leaf: 305 × 202 mm.

Provenance: Purchased with money given in 1603 by Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland (1564-1632); Benefactors' Register I 56; see James, Catalogus (1620), 248.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: G 6.7 Art; G 2.9 Art.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.5(1).

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