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Bod-Inc: P-191

Petrus de Abano

Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum (ed. Franciscus Argilagues), et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Petrus de Abano: Conciliator differentiarum philosophorum et medicorum. [Edited by Franciscus Argilagues.] Incipit: ‘[V]num in trinario ac omne quod ipsius pretendens in antea . . . [Q]uoniam medicina est scientia humani corporis . . .’ Explicit: posterum perfrui valeamus Argilagues records his work as editor in his letter (see below).

M2v [Colophon.]

M2v [Argilagues, Franciscus?: Addenda, containing additional material for differentiae 39 and 65.] Incipit: ‘[A]dhuc horum hesitatur occasione et potissime . . .’ Explicit: in egro et neutro

M4r [Table of contents.] ‘Tabula.’

M6r Argilagues, Franciscus: [Letter addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Cum sepius mecum cogitarem, carissime lector, maximum humano generi . . .’ Explicit: opera nostra. Vale . . .medicine doctor

M6r ‘Registrum.’

N1r [Table of contents.]

N1r Petrus de Abano: [Prologue dedicated to] Nicolaus III, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo in Christo patri et domino domino Nicolao, diuina prouidentia summo pontifici . . .’ Explicit: et non ante

N1r Petrus de Abano: De venenis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia venenum oppositum est cibo nostri corporis ideo sicut cibus ipse efficitur pars nostri corporis . . .’ Explicit: medicis est appellata See A‑433.

N6v Petrus de Carariis: [Letter addressed to] Vitalis Landus. Incipit: ‘[T]ui amoris gratia Vitalis Lando, miles splendidissime artium ac vtriusque . . .’ Explicit: subiacere uolo. Vale See Thorndike–Kibre 1592.

N6v [Petrus de Carariis: Quaestio de terminatione venenorum.] Incipit: ‘[Q]ueritur vtrum possibile sit actionem veneni ad aliquem . . .’ Explicit: dedit intelligere See Thorndike–Kibre 1662.


Imprint: Pavia: Gabriel de Grassis, 6 Nov. 1490. 4° and Folio.


Collation: a–h8 i10 k6 l–z8 [et] [con]6 [rum] A8 B C6 D8 E–H6 I K8 L M6 N10.


ISTC: ip00434000

Hain: HC *3;

Goff: Goff P‑434;

BMC: BMC VII 1013;

Proctor: Pr 7096;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑311; Sheppard 5864.

LCN: 14488457


Copy number: P-191(1)

Binding: Sixteenth/seventeenth-century parchment. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover.

Size: 280 × 205 × 53 mm.

Size of leaf: 273 × 195 mm.

Early marginal annotations in red and black ink in a single fifteenth/sixteenth-century humanist hand (that of Tyberinus, see below), and including comments on the text, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, pointing hands, and paragraph marks and underlining in the text; also later underlining in the text in black ink.

Provenance: Johannes Matthias Tyberinus († after 1488); inscription in red ink on a2r: ‘Johannis Matthie Tyberini.' John Selden (1584-1654); Greek motto on a2r: ‘ Περὶ παντὸς τὴν ἐλευθερίαν ‘; see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 17. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: C 1. 4 Med. Seld. (`4' in black ink on the fore-edge).

SHELFMARK: S. Seld. d.15.

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