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Commentaria in Bibliam (ed. Bernardinus Gadolus).


Analysis of Content

Volume 1.

A1r [Table of contents.]

A1v Gregoriis, Gregorius de: ‘Epistola' [addressed to] Hercules [d'Este], Duke of Ferrara. Incipit: ‘[I]llustrissimo principi domini Herculi Aestensi Ferrarie duci Gregorius de Gregoriis seruitutem suam commendat. Plato sapientiae antistes maximus, excellentissime princeps, in quadam epistola . . .’ Explicit: meam habeat commedatam’

A2r [Maniacoria, Nicolaus]: ‘Vita sancti Hieronymi.’ The whole volume is edited by Bernardinus Gadolus. PL XXII 183-202. The editor is named in the introductory letter.

A5r ‘Qualiter corpus beati Hieronymi delatum est Romam et in basilica beatae Mariae ante praesepe domini deuotissime fuit collocatum.’ [Translatio corporis S. Hieronymi.] PL XXII 237-40. In this edition treated as part of the ‘Vita.’

A5v [Isidorus Hispalensis: In libris veteris ac novi testamenti proemia.] ‘Descriptio librorum ueteris et noui testamenti.’ PL LXXXIII 155-80; see CPL 1192.

A8v [Table of contents.]

(2,3)1r [Title-page.] ‘Expositiones diui Hieronimi in Hebraicas questiones super Genesim necnon super duodecim Prophetas minores et quatuor maiores nouiter impresse cum priuilegio.’

(2,3)2r Hieronymus: Liber quaestionum Hebraicarum in Genesim. ed. P. Lagarde, CCSL 72 (1959), 1-56; see CPL 580.

a1r Hieronymus: Super Osee. ed. M. Adriaen, CCSL 76 (1969), 1-158; see CPL 589 (minor prophets).

d4r Hieronymus: Super Iohelem. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76, 159-209.

e3r Hieronymus: Super Amos. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76, 211-348.

i1r Hieronymus: Super Abdiam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76, 349-74, with different incipit (`  “Visio Abdie”, id est serui domini quam uidit . . .').

i8r Hieronymus: Super Jonam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76, 377-419.

l1r Hieronymus: Super Micheam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76, 421-524.

n2v Hieronymus: Super Naum. ed. M. Adriaen, CCSL 76A (1970), 525-78.

m3r Hieronymus: Super Abbachuc. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76A, 579-654, with slight variations.

p8v Hieronymus: Super Sophoniam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76A, 655-711.

r2r Hieronymus: Super Aggeum. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76A, 713-46.

s1r Hieronymus: Super Zachariam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76A, 749-900.

x4v Hieronymus: Super Malachiam. ed. Adriaen, CCSL 76A, 901-42.

y6r [First colophon.]

2A1r Hieronymus: Super Isaiam. ed. M. Adriaen, CCSL 73, 73A (1963), 1-799; see CPL 584.

S10r Hieronymus: Super Hieremiam. ed. S. Reiter, CCSL 74 (1960), 1-347; see CPL 586.

BB1r Hieronymus [pseudo-]: Commentaria in Bibliam: Super Lamentationes Hieremie. Incipit: ‘[H]abes in Lamentationibus Hieremiae quatuor alphabeta e quibus . . . Quomodo sedet sola ciuitas . . . Deplorat propheta ruinam peruersi populi . . .’

Volume 2.

DD1r Hieronymus: Super Ezechielem. ed. F. Glorie, CCSL 75 (1964), 3-743; see CPL 587.

II1r Hieronymus: Super Danielem. ed. F. Glorie, CCSL 75A (1964), 771-950; see CPL 588.

aa1r Hieronymus: Super Matheum. ed. D. Hurst and M. Adriaen, CCSL 77 (1969), 1-283; see CPL 590.

ff1r Hieronymus [pseudo-]: Commentaria in Bibliam: Super Marcum. PL XXX 589-644, with different ending (` . . . Rata Marcum euangelium per quod uenit redemptio . . . imitare assidue'); see CPL 632.

ll1r Hieronymus [pseudo-]: Commentaria in Bibliam: Commentarii in iv epistolas Paulinas (ad Galatas, ad Ephesios, ad Titum, ad Philemonem). PL XXVI 307-618; see CPL 591.

tt1v Gadolus, Bernardinus: [Letter addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Inuenimus, optime lector, hos tres libros super Salomonis prouerbia . . .’ The letter discusses the possibility that the following work is by Beda.

tt2v Hieronymus [pseudo-]; Beda [Hrabanus Maurus pseudo-]: Commentaria in Bibliam: Super Parabolas Salomonis. PL XCI 937-1040; see CPL 1351; VL IV 166-196, at 172-4.

zz1r Hieronymus: Super Ecclesiasten. ed. Lagarde, CCSL 72, 249-361, with different ending (` . . . sperando tepescit'); see CPL 583.

2a1r Gadolus, Bernardinus: ‘Prohemium' [addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Ne uariae psalmorum translationes te conturbent, debes scire, lector . . .’

2a1r Hieronymus [pseudo-]: Epistola [addressed to] Sophronius. [Prologue to Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos.] PL XXVIII 1123-8.

2a1v Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos. Translated by Hieronymus. PL LXXXVI 739-846.

AAa2r Hieronymus [pseudo-]: Breviarium in Psalmos. PL XXVI 821-1278.

PPp7r [Second colophon with statement of privilege.]

QQq1r [Isidorus Hispalensis: Vita vel obitus sanctorum qui in Domino precesserunt.] ‘Nominum scripture sacre.’ PL LXXXIII 129-56.

QQq4v [Hieronymus pseudo-; Beda: Liber nominum locorum ex Actis.] ‘Descriptio locorum actuum apostolorum.’ PL XXIII 1297-1306.

AA1r Hieronymus: Interpretatio Hebraicorum nominum. ed. Lagarde, CCSL 72, 59-159; see CPL 581.

BB6r Hieronymus [pseudo-: De formis Hebraicarum litterarum.] PL XXX 307-10; see CPL 624.

BB6r Hieronymus [pseudo-: Interpretatio alphabeti Hebraeorum.] Onomastica sacra, ed. P. de Lagarde (Göttingen, 1887), 191; see CPL 623a.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes and Gregorius de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, 1497-8. Folio.

Remarks: In two parts dated: (1) 1497; (2) 25 Aug. 1498.


Collation: Vol. 1: A8 (2,3) (4–6)6 a–c8 d10 e8 f6 g h10 i8 k6 l–u8 x y6 A–R8 S10 T–Z AA BB8 CC6; vol. 2: DD–HH DDD EEE8 FFF–HHH DDDD–GGGG6 HHHH4 II8 KK LL6 aa–ss8 tt10 uu–zz8 &&10+1 a8 b c6 AAa–NNn8 OOo6 PPp8 QQq AA BB6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials; woodcut title border on AAa2.


ISTC: ih00160000

Hain: H *8581; CR 2952 (first 524 ff);

Goff: Goff H‑160;

BMC: BMC V 350;

Proctor: Pr 4558;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑259; Essling 1170; Rhodes 910; Sack, Freiburg, 1831; Sander 3386; Sheppard 3910.

LCN: 14500322


Copy number: H-080(1)

Bound in two volumes.

Wanting the blank leaf AAa1.

In volume 2 gathering QQq is misbound after gathering BB. At the end of volume 2 are bound duplicates of gatherings2 a–c, containing Psalterium iuxta Hebraicam veritatem, and of gatherings AA–CC, containing Lib. VI in Hieremiam and Super Lamentationes. At the foot of the duplicate2 c6v a variant: instead of the word ‘FINIS', the last two lines of text of b3r (`Et conuersi sunt . . . | . . . tribulante') are repeated. These have been struck out with a pen and ‘finis' has been supplied in manuscript, as noted in Polain 1946.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Library; marbled pastedown; the gold stamp of the Bodleian on both covers. Scars of index tabs. Title in black ink along the lower edge of volume 1 in a sixteenth-century hand, also shelfmark on fore-edge: ‘E XII'.

Size: Vol. 1: 358 × 250 × 63 mm; vol. 2: 358 × 250 × 72 mm.

Size of leaf: 343 × 215 mm.

Occasional early marginal annotations and ‘nota' marks.

In vol. 1 and the duplicate gatherings2 a–c only: capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Lille, French Flanders, Augustinian Canons Regular, S. Petrus; inscription on BB6v: ‘Ad usum fratrum Canonicorum Regularium in Insula'; this is possibly relevant only for volume 2; cf. also the capital strokes and the title and shelfmarks on the edges in volume 1. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-labels from old binding attached to front pastedown of each volume; sale (1835), no. 2011. Purchased for £0. 19. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 1.1-2.

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