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Bod-Inc: N-060

Nicolaus de Lyra

Praeceptorium divinae legis, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Printer's device.]

a2r Nicolaus de Lyra [pseudo-; Henricus de Frimaria]: ‘Prologus' to Praeceptorium divinae legis. Incipit: ‘  “[A]udi Israel precepta Domini et ea in corde tuo quasi in libro scribe et dabo tibi terram fluentem lac et mel” Deuterono. sexto [cf. Dt 6,3]. In his verbis propositis spiritus sanctus circa diuina precepta tria tangit . . .’ Explicit: videbitur in processu See Labrosse, ‘Œuvres', 418-20, with this edition listed at 419. On the authorship see Zumkeller 144, no. 325; Stegmüller, Repertorium biblicum, 3172; Bloomfield 85a

a8v Nicolaus de Lyra [pseudo-; Henricus de Frimaria]: Praeceptorium divinae legis. [Also known as Tractatus de decem preceptis; Expositio decalogi.] ‘Preceptorium siue expositio tripharia breuis et utilis in decalogum legis diuine'. Incipit: ‘[P]rimum preceptum appropriate respicit personam patris . . .’ Explicit: prestare dignetur eius . . .Amen

k5v [De decimis dandis.] Incipit: ‘Nota quod homo decimas omnia que habet libenter dare debet . . .’ Explicit: id est paradisum

k6r [Nicolaus de Lyra pseudo-; Albwinus de Säben-brixen]: Compendium de vita Antichristi. Incipit: ‘[C]irca statum et persecutionem antichristi notanda sunt quinque . . .’ Explicit: sexaginta diebus; not the text printed by Dr Floss under title ‘De Anticristo quomodo nasci debeat' in Zeitschrift für deutsches Alterthum, 10 (1856), 265-70 See Labrosse, ‘Œuvres', 420-1. For the authorship see Gosselin 421, no. C, and Labrosse.


Imprint: [Rouen]: Guillaume Le Talleur, [after 1488]. 8° or 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sheppard dates [c.1490].


Collation: a–k8.


ISTC: in00139500

Goff: Goff, Supplement, N‑140a;


Proctor: Pr 8765A;

Others: CIBN N‑81; Gosselin 419, no. 151; Sheppard 6804.

LCN: 14468085


Copy number: N-060(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century(?) quarter green morocco; marbled paper boards.

Size: 132 × 94 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 126 × 87 mm.

On a2r a four-line initial ‘A' is supplied in interlocked red and blue; other two-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; underlining in red; capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: François Roux-Devillas; Catalogue 44, no. 5270, for Fr. 35.000; pencil note on the front pastedown. Purchased in 1959; Bodleian stamp on a1v dated 16 Jan. 1959.

SHELFMARK: Inc. f. F18.1.

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