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Bod-Inc: G-320

Guilelmus Parisiensis

Postilla super epistolas et evangelia.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes: Introductory preface.] Incipit: ‘[V]itam bonam et exitum beatum. Ego frater Gwillermus sacre theologie professor . . .’

[a1r] [List of doctors of the Church, with abbreviations of their names.] Incipit: ‘Sunt autem hec doctorum nomina. Sancti Augustini, Sancti Gregorii . . .’

[a2r] [Guilelmus Parisiensis pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes: Postilla super epistolas.] Incipit: ‘  “[F]ratres, scientes quia hora est iam nos de somno surgere”. Verba proposita orginaliter ad Romanos xiii capitulo sunt scripta . . .’ See G‑318.

[k8r] ‘Expositio titulorum ad quos sanctus Paulus scripsit epistolas.’ Incipit: ‘Romani. Sunt qui in partibus Ytalie . . .’

[k8v] [Evangelia.] Incipit: ‘[I]n illo tempore; cum appropinquasset Ihesus Ierosolimis . . .’

[l1r] Guilelmus Parisiensis [pseudo-; Herolt, Johannes]: Postilla super evangelia. Incipit: ‘  “[C]um appropinquasset Ihesus Ierosolimis” Mathei xxi, Marci xi, Luce xix, Johannis xii [Mt 21,1; Mc 11,1; Lc 19,29; cf. Io 12,12]. Hystoria huius euangelii facta est . . .’ See G‑318.

[H9v] ‘Modus legendi abbreuiaturas.’ Incipit: ‘Ly. i. Nicolaus de Lyra doctor . . .’


Imprint: [Augsburg: Johann Wiener], 1476. Folio.

Remarks: The date of the imprint coincides with the date of the ‘Mora'; cf. G‑318.


Collation: [a–e10 f10+1 g10 h–k8 l10 m8 n o10 p10+1 q12 r10 s12 t–y10 z8 A–H10].


ISTC: ig00671000

GW: GW 11935;

Hain: H *8254;

Goff: Goff G‑671;

BMC: BMC II 357;

Proctor: Pr 1730;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑133; Goff, ‘Postilla', 43; Oates 936; Sheppard 1269.

LCN: 14459543


Copy number: G-320(1)

Wanting [s12] and the blank leaf [H10].

Printed addendum slip added between [r7] and [r8] to supply text omitted from [r7v], l. 15.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) quarter calf, with brown mottled paper boards. Leather index tabs dyed red.

Size: 293 × 208 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 197 mm.

Some early marginal and interlinear annotations in black ink, including brief ‘notae', corrections to the text, also some early notes in German, as on [C6v].

Three- to seven-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied mainly in red, but some initials also in black ink; capital strokes and underlining in red

Provenance: Wessobrunn, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Petrus [et Paulus]; inscriptions on [a1r]: ‘Iste liber pertinet monasterio S. Petri in Wesseprunen[ ]', and on [H9v]: ‘Iste liber attinet monasterio Sancti Petri in Wessesprunen'; book-plate, with the inscription: ‘Wessofontani proba sum possessio claustri. Heus! Domino me redde meo: sic jura reposcunt'; see Warnecke 2451. Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Duplum' and shelfmark ‘Inc. Typ. No. 2118' in black ink on the recto of the front endleaf. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.47.

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