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Bod-Inc: H-124


Vita sancti Dionysii (ed. Nicolaus Bernauer).


Analysis of Content

A2r Bernauer, Nicolaus: [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uia glossa in prohemio Institutionum ait librorum particio animum legentes incitat . . .’

A2r Bernauer, Nicolaus: [Table of contents.]

B1r Ludovicus i ‘the Pious’: [Letter addressed to] Hilduinus, Abbot of St Denis. ‘Epistola Serenissimi Romanorum imperatoris Ludwici ad Hildwinum venerabilem abbatem monasterii Ierachici doctoris magni Dionisij ariopagite . . .’ PL CIV 1326-28; MGH, Epist., V 326-7; P. G. Théry, Études Dionysiennes I Hilduin, traducteur de Denys, Études de Philosophie Médiévale, 16 (1932), 14-17.

B2r Hilduinus: Vita sancti Dionysii. Edited by Nicolaus Bernauer. ‘Rescriptum Hildwini abbatis ad serenissimum imperatorem Ludwicum . . . Capitulum primum.’ PL CVI 13-50C; Théry, 14-20; BHL no. 2173.

E1r Bernauer, Nicolaus: [Prayer to S. Dionysius.] Incipit: ‘[R]ecordare in primis obsecro o ierarchice doctor magne Dionisi Ariopagita . . .’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Caspar Hochfeder, [c.1497]. 4°.


Collation: A4 B8 C6 D8 E4.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: ih00272000

Hain: HC 6237;

Goff: Goff H‑272;

BMC: BMC II 477;

Proctor: Pr 2305;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑274; CIBN H‑142; Schramm XVIII p. 22; Schreiber V 3826; Sheppard 1666.

LCN: 14508787


Copy number: H-124(1)

Wanting the blank leaf D4.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards covered with marbled paper; bound for Kloß; ‘98' on a circular paper label on the tail of the upper cover.

Size: 195 × 135 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 195 × 135 mm.

Seventeenth/eighteenth-century motto in black ink in the lower margin of A1r: ‘ ἀνέχου και ἀπέξου ‘; the same Greek motto also occurs in H‑045. On the front endleaf, a note relating to the content of the book in J. T. Hand's hand.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; the text is enclosed within red rules.

Provenance: Possibly Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not found in his sale catalogue (1835). J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837), 1836; signature on endleaf; purchased at his sale, (1837), lot 98. Purchased for £0. 3. 6; see Books Purchased (1837), 18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 5.47.

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