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Bod-Inc: H-123

Hilarius Pictaviensis

De trinitate contra Arianos (ed. Georgius Cribellus), et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] Cribellus, Georgius: [Letter addressed to] Guido Antonius Arcimboldus, Archbishop of Milan. Incipit: ‘[R]euerentissimo in Christo patri domino . . . Nequeo satis admirari papa dignissime . . .’ Saxius 494-6.

[*2v] [Epigram.] ‘Hilarius ad lectorem.’ Incipit: ‘Qui cupis hereticam rabiem cecosque furores | Nosse, legas nostrum candide lector opus'; 4 elegiac distichs.

[*2v] [Epigram.] ‘In laudem Augustini.’ Incipit: ‘In reliquis scriptis omnes qui vincere doctos | Augustine soles mente vigente nimis'; 2 elegiac distichs.

A1r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: De trinitate contra Arianos. Edited by Georgius Cribellus. ed. P. Smulders, CCSL 62-62A (1979); PL X 25D–472A; see CPL 433.

AA1r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: Liber contra Constantium imperatorem. PL X 577-606C.

AA4r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: Ad Constantium augustum, liber primus. PL X 557-564A.

AA5r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: Ad Constantium augustum, liber secundus; quem et Constantinopoli eidem ipse tradidit. PL X 563D–572A.

AA6r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: Liber contra Arianos vel Auxentium Mediolanensem. PL X 609C–617A.

AA7r Auxentius, Episcopus Mediolanensis: [Letter addressed to] Valentinianus and Valens, Roman emperors. PL X 617A–618C.

AA7r Hilarius, Episcopus Pictaviensis: Liber de synodis seu de fide orientalium. PL X 479B–546B.

BB8r [First colophon.]

a1v Augustinus: [Retractatio II,15.] ed. A. Mutzenbecher, CCSL 57 (1984), 101-2. See CPL 250.

a1v Augustinus: ‘Epistola Augustini Aurelii Yponensis episcopi ad Aurelium episcopum Cartaginensis ecclesie.’ ed. Mountain–Glorie, CCSL 50 (1968), 25-6.

[a1v] ‘Capitula libri primi.’ ed. Mountain–Glorie, CCSL 50, 3-4. Each book is preceded by ‘capitula', as in ed. Mountain–Glorie.

a2r Augustinus: De trinitate. ‘De triplici causa erroris falsa de deo opinantium. Capitulum .i.’ ed. Mountain–Glorie, CCSL 50, 50A (1968); PL XLII 819-1098. See CPL 329.

k7v [Second colophon.]


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel, 1489. Folio.

Remarks: In two parts, dated: (I) 9 July 1489; (II) 26 May 1489.


Collation: [*2] A–G8 H I6 AA BB a–k8.


ISTC: ih00269000

Hain: H *8666;

Goff: Goff H-269

BMC: BMC VI 777;

Proctor: Pr 5981;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑273; CIBN H‑140; Sheppard 5020.

LCN: 14508733


Copy number: H-123(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) quarter green morocco, with diced russia sides, marbled pastedowns, and green silk book-mark.

Size: 296 × 207 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 287 × 200 mm.

Some additions in a contemporary Italian humanist hand on the verso of a leaf inserted between BB8 and a1: ‘In hoc volumine continentur infrascripta opera. In primis libri quindecim de Trinitate Augustini. Hilarij liber contra Constantium Imperatorem. Item eiusdem libri duo ad Contantium Imperatorem. Item Eiusdem contra Arrianos, alias contra Auxentium episcopum Mediolanensem. Item Blasfemia Auxentij Valentiniano et Valenti Augustis. Item Hylarij de Synodis fidei Catholice. Item Eiusdem Libri .12. de Trinitate.' A few marginal annotations, extracting key words, in the same hand. On the lower right-hand corner of [*1r], AA1r, and a1r: ‘1 . . . 2 . . . 3', in a seventeenth/eighteenth-century hand. On the verso of the front endleaf, in pencil, ‘Vente Bearzi no. 249.' And J. H Parker. 24-'.

On A1v an eight-line initial is supplied in green with red and blue flowers on green branches extending from the area defined by the letter. On a2r an eight-line initial is supplied in purple with blue and red flowers on brown branches with green leaves extending from the area defined by the letter. Five-line initials are supplied in blue on [*1v] and a1v.

Provenance: Jean Baptiste, chevalier de Bearzi (nineteenth century); see his sale (1851), lot 249. Purchased from Parker for £1. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1855), 30.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 3.43.

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