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Johannes Chrysostomus

Commentarius in epistolam ad Hebraeos.


Analysis of Content

[a1v] [Table of contents.]

[a2r] Johannes Chrysostomus: Commentarius in epistolam ad Hebraeos. Translated by Mutianus Scolasticus. Incipit: ‘[M]ultifariam et multis modis olim deus locutus est patribus nostris in prophetis . . .’ ed. Gelenius, IV (1547), 1661-1878; see Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 4397; CPG 4440; Ingrid Wilhelmsson, Studien zu Mutianus dem Chrysostomosübersetzer (Lund, 1944).


Imprint: [Urach: Conrad Fyner, not after July 1485]. Folio.

Remarks: Ascribed by Pr to [Esslingen], by BMC to [Urach]. The Olomouc copy has the rubricator's date, July 1485.


Collation: [a–m8 n o6].

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ij00277000

Hain: H *5029;

Goff: Goff J‑277;

BMC: BMC II 612;

Proctor: Pr 2484;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑340; CIBN J‑177; Oates 1244; Sack, Freiburg, 2045; Schramm IX p. 19; Schreiber V 4330; Sheppard 2040.

LCN: 14488067


Copy number: J-121(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes Chrysostomus, Dialogi de dignitate sacerdotii. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?] (J‑125);
3. Johannes Chrysostomus, Homiliae super psalmum L: Miserere mei Deus et Epistolas S. Pauli. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?] (J‑131);
4. Johannes Chrysostomus, De compunctione cordis. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?] (J‑122(1));
5. Johannes Chrysostomus, Sermones morales XXV. [Urach: Conrad Fyner, 1483-85?] (J‑143(1)).

Binding: Contemporary pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of clasps. Triple fillets form an intersecting double frame. Triple fillets divide the inner rectangle of the upper cover into triangular compartments, that of the lower cover into lozenge-shaped and triangular compartments. Manuscript title at the head of upper cover, head of the spine, and along the upper edge in red ink. ‘63' on lozenge-shaped label at tail of the spine.

Size: 294 × 209 × 80 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 200 mm.

A manuscript Calendar on parchment and, above this, two leaves from Jacobus de Clusa, De animabus exutis a corporibus. [South-west Germany?: printer of the ‘Fasciculus myrrhae', c.1478] (J‑005) are used as pastedowns on both covers; stubs of the same leaves are visible after the first and before the last gathering.

A few marginal notes, extracting key words and correcting the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands in an early hand throughout the five items.

Initials, paragraph marks, underlining of chapter headings, and capital strokes are supplied in red. The rubricator's name in red ink: ‘J. R. 1488' on [e8v] of item 5.

Provenance: The whole volume was purchased from John Mozley Stark for £0. 16. 6, see Library Bills (1856-8), no. 439; Books Purchased (1858), 57-8; label with the number from Stark's catalogue: ‘63'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.38(1).

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