Sententiarum libri IV.
Analysis of Content
[a1v] [Introduction.] ‘In diuinis sunt.’ Incipit: ‘Una est diuina essentia, natura, deitas, diuinitas, potentia . . .’ Explicit: et in ipso . . .Per.In
[a1v] ‘Opiniones . . . in quibus magister non tenetur.’ Incipit: ‘Hec nomina trinus vnus et huiusmodi sunt termini numerales . . .’ Explicit: bigamus est ibidem There are four sets of ‘Opiniones', one for each book.
[a2r] Petrus Lombardus: ‘Prologus.’ See P‑221.
[a2v] ‘Capitula libri primi.’ See P‑221.
[a4v] Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum libri IV. See P‑221. Each book is preceded by a table of contents, as listed in Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1.
[ll1r] ‘Registrum secundum ordinem alphabeti collectionum omnium distinctionum quatuor librorum Sententiarum omnes pene conclusiones et distinctiones, etc.’
Imprint: [Basel: Bernhard Richel, c.1482]. Folio.
Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink and Sheppard; see also BMC III p. xxxiv, and Sack. Pr assigns to [Nicolaus Kesler].
Collation: [a10 b–h8 i k6 l m8 n10 o–z8 aa6 bb–hh8 ii kk6 ll10 mm12].
Remarks: Collation as Sheppard; BMC collates ‘[a8 b10 . . .]'; BSB‑Ink collates ‘[ . . . t–z8 aa bb8 cc6 dd–kk8 ll mm6 nn10 oo12]'.
Leaves: 280 leaves, as BMC; BSB‑Ink gives 280 leaves, but its collation adds up to 296.
Hain: H *10185;
Goff: Goff P‑482;
BMC: BMC III 739;
Proctor: Pr 7696;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑379; Oates 2760; Sack, Freiburg, 2791; Sheppard 2378.
Copy number: P-225(1)
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, with one metal corner-piece on the lower cover; remains of two metal clasps and catches; rebacked; four corner-pieces and the central boss on the upper cover, and three corner-pieces and the central boss on the lower cover, lost. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the lower cover. On both covers intersecting triple fillets form concentric frames; triple fillets form the inner rectangle, which is divided by further triple fillets into triangular and lozenge-shaped compartments. Leather index tabs dyed red. Paper label at the head of the upper cover bearing the title in black ink in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand.
Size: 328 × 232 × 85 mm.
Size of leaf: 316 × 208 mm.
Early manuscript signatures in black ink.
Three- to eight-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, are supplied in red or blue; paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.
Provenance: Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Benedictines; inscription on [a1r]: ‘Sum conuentus Brulensis', with shelfmark ‘D15'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2618 (ticket pasted to the front pastedown); purchased for £0. 5. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 18.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 2.25.
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