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Bod-Inc: J-088

Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo

Supplementum chronicarum.


Analysis of Content

a2r [Table of contents, in alphabetical order.]

aa1r ‘Tabula specialis de mulieribus claris hoc in opere conscriptis.’

aa1v ‘Tabula omnium regionum et prouintiarum hoc in opere contentorum ac etiam Ciuitatum.’

aa2r ‘Tabula specialis ciuitatum introscriptarum.’

2a1v Barilus, Dominicus: ‘In oblatione infrascripti operis Carmen.’ Incipit: ‘O Bergomates o patres iure verendi | Quis deus omnipotens collectis ordine tanto'; 32 hexameters.

2a2r Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo: [Prologue dedicated to] the magistrates of Bergamo. Incipit: ‘Pro ciceronis vestri sententia, clarissimi conciues ductus . . .’

2a3v Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo: Supplementum chronicarum. [Liber primus.] Incipit: ‘[I]n principio creauit deus celum et terram . . . [1485] vir multarum rerum experientia doctus'. See J‑087, but the second recension including the year 1485.

T7v Jacobus Philippus de Bergamo: [Editorial note.] Incipit: ‘Ac sic demum deo fauente Supplementi Chronicarum iam secundo terminum ponam . . .’ Dated Bergamo 20 Nov. 1485, and giving the age of the author as 51.


Imprint: Brescia: Boninus de Boninis, de Ragusia, 1 Dec. 1485. Folio.


Collation: a b10 aa2 2a 2b10 c–t8 v10 x6 y z [et] [con] [rum] A–E8 F6 G–O8 P6 Q–T8.


ISTC: ij00209000

Hain: HC *2806;

Goff: Goff J‑209;


Proctor: Pr 6965;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑122; CIBN J‑141; Hillard 1112; Rhodes 999; Sheppard 5764; Veneziani, Brescia, 59. Microfiche: Unit 4: Chronicles and Historiography: Part I.

LCN: 14828616


Copy number: J-088(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Nineteenth(?)-century half parchment over pasteboards, with early manuscript title across the head of the fore-edge: ‘Fasciculus temporum. Supplementum chronicarum'.

Size: 325 × 220 × 72 mm.

Size of leaf: 317 × 212 mm.

On R6r a marginal note, extracting a key word, in an early hand. Pointing hands in different early hands.

Four- to eight-line initials are supplied in red and green, red and blue, and red, green, and blue, some with red and green pen-flourishes. Other initials are supplied in red. Double rules on inner margins of text and between columns of tables coloured in yellow or green. Capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on a2r and duplicate stamp on T7v. Purchased for £2. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 43.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.20.

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