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Bod-Inc: M-210

Methodius, S.

Revelationes divinae a sanctis angelis factae, et al. (ed. Sebastian Brant).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Brant, Sebastian: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Meder. Incipit: ‘[H]ortaris me crebro interpellationibus quoque assiduis . . .’ Dated Basel, 1 Nov. 1497.

a3r [Aytinger, Wolfgangus: Preface.] Incipit: ‘  “[H]omo cum in honore esset” . . . [Ps 48] . . . Omne lignum paradisi non est assimilatum . . .’

a5r Methodius, S. [pseudo-]: Revelationes divinae a sanctis angelis factae. Edited by Sebastian Brant. Incipit: ‘[S]ciendum nanque est quod exeuntes Adam et Eua de paradiso virgines fuisse . . .’ Explicit: in infernum ex quo imperium nunc et in sempiternum . . .Amen See M‑208.

d5r Aytinger, Wolfgangus: Tractatus super Methodium. Edited by Sebastian Brant. Incipit: ‘  “[H]ierusalem calcabitur a gentibus” . . . [Lc 21,24] . . . Cum enim omnis plenitudo gentium intrauerit omnis Israhel saluus erit. Beatus Methodius vero dicit . . .’ Explicit: verus amator pacis. Amen.

i6r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Omnipotens genitor qui verbo cuncta creasti | Condignas laudes quis tibi ferre potest'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: Basel: Michael Furter, 14 Feb. 1500. 4°.


Collation: a–g8 h i6.

Illustrations: Woodcuts.


ISTC: im00525000

Goff: Goff M‑525;


Proctor: Pr 7740;

Others: BSB‑Ink M‑354; Schramm XXII p. 43; Schreiber V 4649; Sheppard 2530.

LCN: 14454466


Copy number: M-210(1)

A fragment consisting of signatures d2-7, i1-6.

Binding: Nineteenth-century German(?) paper boards covered with leaves from a liturgical manuscript on parchment, dyed dark blue. ‘62' on a lozenge-shaped label at the head of upper cover, adjacent to the spine.

Size: 226 × 170 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 214 × 152 mm.

‘1705' on the upper left-hand corner of the front pastedown. ‘Aytinger.' in an eighteenth-century hand on verso of front endleaf.

Provenance: Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Franciscans (seventeenth century); inscription on d2r: ‘Franciscanorum Friburgi Brisgoiae 1648'. Perhaps Sotheby's, anonymous sale, 30 May 1840, lot 143. Apparently not purchased at this sale, but presumably acquired later.


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