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Bod-Inc: J-274


Codex [with the Glossa ordinaria of Accursius and the Summaria of Hieronymus Clarius].


Analysis of Content

a2r Codex (books i–ix). See J‑268.

a2r Accursius: Glossa ordinaria. Incipit: ‘  “[I]n nomine domini.” Incipit a deo ut infra de officio prefecti . . . testem habeant. Id est dicant se liberatos potestate . . .’ Explicit: sed si parens. Accursius.

a4v [Clarius, Hieronymus: Summaria.] Incipit: ‘  “Habeat.” Quilibet in sua vltima voluntate libere potest de bonis suis . . .’ The Summaria precede the gloss, but do not begin until I 2.1. GW VII, col. 150: these are excerpts from the lectures of Bartolus de Saxoferrato, Baldus de Ubaldis, Bartholomaeus Salicetus, Alexander de Tartagnis, Odofredus de Denariis, Paulus de Castro, Cinus de Pistorio, and others.

m4v ‘Constitutio Greca.’ Incipit: ‘[A]learum usus antiqua res est et extra opera pugnatoribus concessa . . .’ Explicit: omnes penitus conquiescant. Inserted between books 3 and 4.

O4r [Verse.] ‘Breues conclusiones nouem librorum codicis.’ Incipit: ‘Prima sacrat, secunda parat, ius tertia dicit. | Contrahit et quarta, nubere quinta docet'; 2 mnemonic elegaic distichs.

O4v ‘Rubrice omnes per alphabetum posite et ad loca sua per ordinem remisse.’ Incipit: ‘Apostatis . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Georgius Arrivabenus, 12 Aug. 1491. Folio.


Collation: a–z [et] [con] [rum] A–N8 O6.


ISTC: ij00582500

GW: GW 7740;

Hain: H *9615;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, J582a;

Proctor: Pr 4921;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑571; Rhodes 630; Sack, Freiburg, 1110-12; Sheppard 4027.

LCN: 14548652


Copy number: J-274(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, bound for the Bodleian; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; marbled pastedowns. ‘Codex' across the lower edge adjacent to the spine.

Size: 445 × 286 × 62 mm.

Size of leaf: 434 × 277 mm.

Marginal notes, extracting key words, correcting and commenting on the text (including references to Bartolus), and pointing hands in a number of early German(?) hands, in red and brown ink. On h7v a note introduced by the formula ‘VC', in red ink.

Initials are supplied in blue or red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2248; purchased for £0. 14. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 15.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 2.23.

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