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Bod-Inc: I-029

Isidorus Hispalensis

De fide catholica contra Judaeos, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Isidorus Hispalensis: De fide catholica contra Judaeos. PL LXXXIII 449-538, with variations and different ending; see CPL 1198 and Freimann, ‘Jews and Judaism', 170.

[e2r] [Addendum concerning the magic word ‘Xamenaforas'.] Incipit: ‘Explicit libellus domini Ysidori episcopi de fide catholica et ueteri et nouo testamento editus contra Iudeos ipsios qui ducti sacrilega cecitate in suo talmuth . . .’

[e3v] Pontius Pilatus [pseudo-]: Epistola de virtutibus Christi [addressed to] Emperor Claudius. ‘Epistola Pilati de nece domini nostri Ihesu'. Resembles chapter 29 of Evangelium Nicodemi, chapter 16 of Cura sanitatis Tiberii; cf. Evangelia Apocrypha, 413-16, but with considerable variations; cf. CANT, no. 64; see VL VII 669-82, at 670.

[e4r] [Lentulus, [Publius pseudo-]: De statura Christi [addressed to the Roman Senate]. Dobschütz, Christusbilder, 319**.

[e5r] Josephus, [Flavius]: Epistola de Christo. Incipit: ‘Fuit isdem temporibus Ihesus vir sapiens si tamen cum nominari virum . . .’ Extracts from book 18, ch. 13 of De Antiquitate Judaica.

[e5v] Officium Isidori (lectio secunda). ‘In officio suo in lectionibus officii matutinalis inter alia de eiusdem Ysidori factis in secunda lectione'. Incipit: ‘Mira res quadam nocte dominice natiuitatis existens Ysidorus in horis matutinalibus . . .’ Explicit: non sufficerent ad loquendum Extracts from the Office of S. Isidore.


Imprint: [Rome: n. pr., c.1485]. 4°.

Remarks: Proctor assigns to [Georgius Herolt]; see also Hermann Degering, ‘Wer war der Drucker der Erstausgabe des Vitruv?', in Wiegendrucke und Handschriften. Festgabe Konrad Haebler zum 60. Geburtstage, ed. Erich von Rath (Leipzig, 1919), 175-202, at 179, no. 8.


Collation: [a–d8 e6].


ISTC: ii00188000

Hain: H *9306;

Goff: Goff I‑189;

BMC: BMC VII 1132;

Proctor: Pr 3944;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑625; CIBN I‑73; Sack, Freiburg, 2173; Sheppard 3181.

LCN: 14438945


Copy number: I-029(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) marbled paper boards with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 200 × 141 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 140 mm.

Occasional marginal annotations, also ‘nota' marks and underlining in the text.

Provenance: Lozenge-shaped bookseller's label on the upper cover with the no. ‘205'. Purchased in Florence via D. A. Talboys, Oxford, for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1832), 13, and Library Bills (1829-32), no. 446.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. P 5.21.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 4.37.

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