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Bod-Inc: H-129

Holcot, Robertus

Quaestiones super IV libros Sententiarum (ed. Augustinus de Ratisbona and Jodocus Badius Ascensius), et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] Badius Ascensius, Jodocus: [Letter addressed to] Marcus Alexandreus de Benevento, ‘Alexandreus' being a reference to his teacher in Bologna Alexander Achillinus; see Piana, Ricerche, 212. Renouard, Badius, II 492-3; see also A. Birkenmajer, ‘Marco da Benevento und die Nominalistenakademie zu Bologna (1494-1498)', Philosophisches Jahrbuch, 38 (1925), 336-44, at 341-2.

[*2r] ‘Tabula questionum.’

[*5r] ‘Tabula alphabetica.’

a1r Holcot, Robertus: Quaestiones super IV libros Sententiarum. Edited by Augustinus de Ratisbona and Jodocus Badius Ascensius. ‘Clarissimi et longe disertissimi viri magistri Roberti Holkot sacre theologie professoris . . . Questio prima.’ Incipit: ‘[U]trum quilibet viator existens in gratia assentiendo articulis fidei mereatur vitam eternam . . .’ See Kaeppeli III 313-20 no. 3499; Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 737; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 1475. The contribution of Augustinus de Ratisbona is acknowledged in the dedicatory letter, which also mentions his involvement in editing Ockham; cf. G‑313, G‑314, and G‑317.

o5r Holcot, Robertus: Conferentiae quaedam. Holcot, Die Conferentiae, ed. F. Hoffmann (Münster, 1993), 65-127; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 738; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 1475.

A1r Holcot, Robertus: Quaestio de imputabilitate peccati. Incipit: ‘[U]trum omne peccatum sit imputabile voluntati . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 740.

D1r Holcot, Robertus: Determinationes quarumdam aliarum quaestionum. ‘Sequuntur determinationes quarumdam questionum eiusdem magistri Roberti Holkot . . . Determinatio Holkot Questionis prime.’ Incipit: ‘[U]trum aliquis in casu possit ex precepto obligari ad aliquid quod est contra conscientiam suam . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, no. 739; Sharpe, Latin Writers, no. 1475.

I10r Badius Ascensius, Jodocus: [Verse dedicated to] Marcus Alexandreus de Benevento. Renouard, Badius, II 492.

I10r [Colophon.]


Imprint: Lyons: Johannes Trechsel, 5-20 Apr. 1497. Folio.


Collation: [*] a–n8 o10 A8 B6 C–H8 I10.

Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered, but not signed.


ISTC: ih00287000

Hain: HC *8763;

Goff: Goff H‑287;


Proctor: Pr 8612;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑310; CIBN H‑165; Hillard 1026; Kaeppeli no. 3499; Oates 3222; Rhodes 923; Sack, Freiburg, 1851; Sheppard 6673-4.

LCN: 14463491


Copy number: H-129(1)

For this copy see Coates–Jensen 250, no. 12.

Binding: Contemporary English (`Dragon Binder') blind-tooled calf over wooden boards. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Within the outer frame, circular rosette stamps and lozenge-shaped dragon stamps; diagonal triple fillets divide the inner rectangle into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments, decorated with the dragon stamp; see Oldham, Blind-stamped Bindings, pl. xv no. 146, 148. Clasps and catches lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of upper cover. Faint manuscript title along the fore-edge: ‘Questiones holkot super quattuor libros Sententiarum'. ‘22' in black across the head of the fore-edge. Rebacked.

Size: 285 × 206 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × 197 mm.

Fragments of a noted breviary were removed from the binding in Oct. 1952, and are now MS. Lat. liturg. b. 7, fols 125-6 (including feast of SS. Egidius and Priscus, 1 Sept.)

Initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Thomas Barton (fl. 1498-1531); see Ker, Medieval Libraries, 197, 313; inscription on I10v: ‘Liber dompni Thome Barton in sacra pagina bacalaurii ac monachi Westmonesterii pretii [erased]. Teste Kennio hibernate'. John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Add. C. 40, p. 68; MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 6: ‘Rob. Holcotus . . . Idem in Sententias, cum aliis opusculis. Lugd. 1497'; Selden's motto on [*1r]. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: P 1. 22 Th. Seld.; I 1. 1 Th. Seld.

SHELFMARK: R 1. 23 Th. Seld.

Copy number: H-129(2)

Binding: Blind-tooled calf; two clasps and catches lost; with yellow-edged leaves sprinkled in red. Triple fillets form an intersecting frame.

Size: 270 × 189 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 262 × 182 mm.

Sixteenth-century inscription on [*1r]:`1570 | viue vt viuas Gibelline Holcott | 56'.

Provenance: Oxford, University College; two book-plates; shelfmark: ‘KK.7.3' on a square label at the head of the spine; ‘List of Rare Books', p. 2. Deposited in 1941 by the Master and Fellows of University College, Oxford.

SHELFMARK: Univ. Coll. d.9.

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