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Bod-Inc: N-044

Nicolaus de Gorran

Postilla super epistolas Pauli.


Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Prohemium primum'. Incipit: ‘  “[D]edi te in lucem gentium . . .” [Is 49,6]. Legimus Genesis i. quod fecit deus . . .’

a2v ‘Prohemium secundum'. Incipit: ‘[V]as electionis est mihi iste vt portet nomem meum . . .’

a4r ‘Prologus epistolarum Pauli'. Incipit: ‘  “[P]rincipia rerum” et cetera. Huic operi videlicet libro epistolarum . . .’

a8r Nicolaus de Gorran [pseudo-; Petrus de Tarantasia]: Postilla super epistolas Pauli. ‘Epistula Pauli ad Romanos'. Incipit: ‘  “[P]aulus seruus Ihesu Christi” et cetera. In principio huius operis sicut et aliorum operum theologie . . .’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 5800 and 6882-95; Kaeppeli III 165-8, no. 3089 and III 261-4 no. 3339. Each group of letters is introduced by a prologue.

[ss1r] Dionysius Areopagita [pseudo-]: Epistola de morte Petri et Pauli apostolorum ad Timotheum. Translated from Greek. I. B. Pitra, Analecta sacra (et classica) Spicilegio Solesmensi parata, 7 vols (Paris, 1883-91), IV 261-71; see CPG III 275 no. 6631 and BHL no. 6671.

[ss2v] Ignatius Antiochenus [pseudo-]: Epistolae ad Johannem evangelistam et beatam Mariam virginem ac responsio Mariae. Die lateinischen Übersetzungen des Ignatius, ed. Paul de Lagarde, Abhandlungen der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 29 (Göttingen, 1882), 155-6 nos 14-17; see F. X. Funk–F. Diekamp, Patres Apostolici (Tübingen, 1913), II pp. lxi-lxiv; see CPG I 15 no. 1028.

[ss3r] [Alphabetical list of contents.]


Imprint: Cologne: Johann Koelhoff, the Elder, 1478. Folio.


Collation: a–z10 aa–cc10 [dd8 ee–rr10 ss8].


ISTC: in00103000

Hain: HC *7815;

Goff: Goff N‑103;

BMC: BMC I 222;

Proctor: Pr 1038;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑98; CIBN N‑50; Sheppard 794; Voulliéme, Köln, 832.

LCN: 14466625


Copy number: N-044(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library; sprinkled red-edged leaves, with ‘I' across the fore-edge; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Two parchment endleaves. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of upper cover.

Size: 385 × 295 × 90 mm.

Size of leaf: 377 × 270 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and ‘nota' marks in a contemporary hand.

On a2r an eight-line initial ‘D' is supplied in gold within a chequered red and blue ground with white pen-work decoration, with red and blue pen-work decoration extending into the margin. Other initials are supplied in red or blue, some with reserved white decoration; paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Thomas Deye (†1567); signature on rr10r] and [ss8r]. John Barcham (Barkham? 1572?–1642). Presented by him in 1602; inscription on original parchment front endleaf: ‘Liber Universitatis Oxoniensis. Ex dono Johannis Barchami, Collegii Corporis Christi Socii' and Benefactors' Register I 49; James, Catalogus (1605), 63 (G 4. 3 Th.); Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 74.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: G 4. 1 Th.; J 4. 1 Th.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 1.2.

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