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Manuale confessorum metricum, et al.


Analysis of Content

(1r [Title-page.]

(1v [Memorial verses.] Incipit: ‘Pars prior officia parat ecclesieque ministros | Altera pars testes et cetera iudiciorum'; 5 hexameters.

(2r Manuale confessorum metricum. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[N]ulla quidem leuitas sed plus instantia multa . . .’ See Bloomfield 3740.

(3v Manuale confessorum metricum. Incipit: ‘[A]bbas iure siue tonsuram datque minores . . .’ The work is also attributed to the Dominican Hermannus Zittart. See Kaeppeli II 229 no. 1883.

2K6v [First colophon.]

2L1r Ropertus, Archiepiscopus Coloniensis: Censurae ecclesiasticae archiepiscopatus Coloniensis. ‘Omnes subsequentes excommunicationes maiores et alie . . . promulgate sunt in synodo Colonie sub Roperto Archiepiscopo Coloniensi. Anno .lxxii . . .’ Incipit: ‘[P]rimo excommunicantur per Canones et statuta inicientes manus violentas . . .’

2L4v [Second colophon.]

2M1r [Title-page.]

2M1v [Zittart, Hermannus]: ‘Mare magnum in quo continentur priuilegia ordini predicatorum a diuersis pontificibus summis concessa'. Incipit: ‘[A]lexander videlicet quartus Episcopus . . . dilectis filiis Magistro prioribus et fratribus vniuersis ordinis predicatorum . . . Virtute conspicuos vestri . . .’ See Kaeppeli II 229, no. 1884.

2M5r [Zittart, Hermannus]: Defensorium privilegii quattuor ordinum mendicantium super audientia confessionis. ‘Conclusiones et responsiones contra aduersantes quattuor ordinibus mendicantibus super audientia confessionum'. Incipit: ‘[C]hristi fideles alicuius dyocesis . . .’ See Kaeppeli II 229, no. 1884.

2M6r [Third colophon.]


Imprint: Cologne: Hermann Bumgart, 21 Mar. 1498. 4°.


Collation: (6 A–Z 2A–D4.6.6 2E–H4.6 I4 K8 L4 M6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: im00213000

Hain: H *10718;

Goff: Goff M‑213;

BMC: BMC I 301;

Proctor: Pr 1470;

Others: CIBN M‑109; Hillard 1316; Sack, Freiburg, 1796; Schramm VIII p. 27; Schreiber V 4560; Sheppard 1087; Voulliéme, Köln, 773.

LCN: 14509357


Copy number: M-071(1)

Wanting leaves2 K7-8 containing a list of errata.

The text wrongly imposed in gathering A in the BL copy is here printed correctly.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco, bound for the Bodleian Library; sprinkled red-edged leaves and index tab on L4.

Size: 193 × 145 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 128 mm.

A few marginal notes, commenting on the text and extracting key words, in two different early German hands, one of which is humanist.

Provenance: Buxheim, Bavaria, Carthusians, BVM. Graf von Ostein, 1803. Sold in 1883 by Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim (1820-1895); Buxheim sale, lot 3055. Not included in the invoice to Falconer Madan for the Bodleian, 19 Feb. 1884; marked ‘d taken' in the Bodleian copy of the sale catalogue; see also Honemann, ‘Buxheim Collection', Bod24.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.45.

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