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Bod-Inc: M-208

Methodius, S.

Revelationes divinae a sanctis angelis factae, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Aytinger, Wolfgangus: [Preface.] Incipit: ‘  “[H]omo cum in honore esset” . . . [Ps 48] . . . Omne lignum paradisi non est assimulatum . . .’

a2v Methodius, S. [pseudo-]: Revelationes divinae a sanctis angelis factae. Incipit: ‘[S]ciendum namque est quod exeuntes Adam et Eua de paradiso virgines fuisse . . .’ Explicit: in infernum ex quo imperium nunc et in sempiternum . . .Amen On the text of Pseudo-Methodius see Michael Kmosko, ‘Das Rätsel des Pseudomethodius', Byzantion, 6 (1931), 273-96. M. Laureys and D. Verhelst, ‘Pseudo-Methodius, Revelationes: Textgeschichte und kritische Edition. Ein Leuven-Groninger Forschungsprojekt', in The Use and Abuse of Eschatology in the Middle Ages, ed. W. Verbeke and others, Mediaevalia Lovaniensia. Series I, Studia, 15 (Louvain, 1988), 112-36: recensio 1.

d1r Aytinger, Wolfgangus: Tractatus super Methodium. Incipit: ‘  “[H]ierusalem calcabitur a gentibus” . . . [Lc 21,24] . . . Tunc enim omnis plenitudo gentium intrauerit omnis Israhel saluus erit. Beatus Methodius vero dicit . . .’ Explicit: verus amator pacis. Amen.

h3v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Cunctipotenti qui orbem verbo creauit | Instar architephi sophiaque stabiliuit'; 4 lines of verse.


Imprint: [Augsburg]: Johann Froschauer, 1 Sept. 1496. 4°.


Collation: a–g6 h4.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: im00522000

Hain: HC *11120;

Goff: Goff M‑522;

BMC: BMC II 395;

Proctor: Pr 1821;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑351; CIBN M‑330; Hillard 1376; Sack, Freiburg, 2441-2; Sheppard 1359.

LCN: 14454436


Copy number: M-208(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco with dark blue cloth over pasteboards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 206 × 145 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 137 mm.

Marginal notes, mainly extracting names of saints and authors, in red ink in a humanist hand.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘3447' in pencil in the upper margin of a1r. Purchased from Caspar Haugg, Catalogue 82,no. 364 for 10 Marks; see Library Bills (1886), no. 80.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 7.39.

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