Sententiarum libri IV (comm. Bonaventura), et al.
Analysis of Content
a2r Beckenhub, Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus Cinctoris (i.e. Tinctoris) de Guntzenhusen. Incipit: ‘Johannes Bekenhub Moguntinus euangelice theologice summo doctori . . . Nuper religionis beati Francisci patres deuotissimi . . .’ Explicit: calamo spero comprobandum . . .decus
a2r Beckenhub, Johannes: ‘In laudem vtriusque autoris carmen.’ Incipit: ‘Quisquis eris diue qui maiestatis anhelas | Abdita scrutari siste perinde gradum'; 41 elegiac distichs.
a2v Cinctoris (I.e. Tinctoris), Nicolaus: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Beckenhub. Incipit: ‘Nicolaus Cinctoris de Guntzenhusen doctor theolige(!) predicator . . . Tantum me verbis tuis fecisti, suauissime Johannes, vt non referre . . .’ suauissime Moguntine vale . . .die secundo The letter is dated at Bamberg on 2 May 1493.
a2v [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Sic Bonauentura Lombardum luce chorusca | Illustrat sicut solis origo solum'; 4 elegiac distichs.
a3r Bonaventura: [Prologue to commentary.] ‘Prologus.’ Bonaventura, Opera theologica selecta, I 1-12; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 111.
a5v Bonaventura: [Commentary on prologue of Sententiarum libri IV.] ‘Ad prohemium Sententiarum aptata interpretatio.’ Bonaventura, Opera theologica selecta, I 13-16; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 111.
a5v Petrus Lombardus: ‘Prologus.’ See P‑221.
a7r Bonaventura: [Commentary on Sententiarum libri IV.] Bonaventura, Opera theologica selecta, I 19-684, II–IV; see Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 111.
a7r Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum libri IV. See P‑221. Each book is preceded by a title-page and is followed by a table of contents for that book (not the tituli as listed in Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1).
3q1r Tempier, Stephen, Bishop of Paris: [Rescript of 1277 condemning various propositions and threatening excommunication.] ‘Prefatio.’ See A‑459; this edition is not listed by Thijssen, ‘What really happened on 7 March 1277?', in Texts and Contexts in Ancient and Medieval Science, ed. Sylla and McVaugh, 84-114.
3q1r [List of contents.]
3q1r [Errors condemned in England.] See A‑459.
3q1v [Errors against the true faith.] See A‑459.
3q1v ‘Assertiones opposite erroribus.’ Incipit: ‘[F]irmiter credendum est et nullatenus dubitandum quod Deus in sua substantia . . .’ Explicit: et Pauli publice retractauit
3q1v [Errors condemned by Stephen, Bishop of Paris.] See A‑459.
3q2r [219 errors condemned by Stephen, Bishop of Paris.] See A‑459.
3q4r Articuli condemnati Parisius. See A‑459.
3q4v [Articles retracted at Paris by Brother Johannes Guion (Jean Guyon OFM).] See A‑459.
3q4v ‘Errores Johannis de Mericuria' (Johannes de Mirecourt). See A‑459.
3q4v ‘Articuli contra magistrum Nicolaum de Ultricuria' (Nicolaus d'Autrecourt). See A‑459.
3q5v [Articles condemned by the Bishop of Paris and the masters of theology.] Incipit: ‘Item quod diuina essentia in se nec ab homine nec ab angelo videbitur . . .’ not found in Chart. Univ. Paris.
3q6r [Document of retraction of Brother] Dionysius Foulechat (Dionysius de Foullechat). See A‑459.
3q6v [Retraction of the articles by Brother] Dionysius Foulechat. See A‑459.
3q6v ‘Reuocatio magistri Johannis de Calore.’ See A‑459.
3q6v [Note about the burning of followers of Almaricus.] Incipit: ‘Fuerunt Parisius quidam discipulis cuiusdam Almarici nomine studentes . . .’ Explicit: dispersa et merito
3q6v ‘Articuli Ludouici reuocati.’ See A‑459.
3r1r ‘Forma et modus reuocationis facta Parisius.’ Chartularium Universitatis Parisiensis, ed. Henri Denifle and Emile Chatelain, III (Paris, 1894), 21-3 no. 1218.
3r1v ‘Reuocatio.’ See A‑459.
3r1v [Articles where Petrus Lombardus and other scholars hold different opinions.] Incipit: ‘[I]sti sunt articuli in quibus magister sententiarum non tenetur communiter ab omnibus et primo primi libri . . .’ not found in Chart. Univ. Paris.
3r2r ‘Determinatio Parisius facta per almam facultatem theologicam.’ Incipit: ‘[U]niversis orthodoxe fidei zelatoribus cancellarius ecclesie Parisiensis et facultas theologie in alma vniuersitate Parisiensi . . . Ex antiquis lateribus emergens nouiter errorum . . .’ Explicit: duximus appondendum Made in 1318.
3r2v [Aliaco, Petrus De: Preface to] ‘Excerpta principalium articulorum tractatus cuiusdam contra errores fratris Johannis de Montesono ordinis predicatorum Parisius condemnatos.’ Chartularium Universitatis Parisiensis, III 505 no. 1565. For the attribution of authorship to Petrus de Aliaco see Chartularium Universitatis Parisiensis, III 505 note.
3r3r ‘Excerpta principalium articulorum tractatus cuiusdam contra errores fratris Johannis de Montesono ordinis predicatorum Parisius condemnatos.’ Incipit: ‘Circa primum principale est hec diuisio premittenda . . .’ Explicit: superabundanter expleuisse; not found in Chart. Univ. Paris.
3a1r [Title-page for Tabula.]
3a2r Beckenhub, Johannes: [Introduction to table.] Incipit: ‘Johannis Bekenhaub Moguntini in scripta diui Bonauentura cum textu Sententiarum . . .’ Explicit: emulationem inuitator
3a2r Beckenhub, Johannes: [Table.] ‘Tabula super libros Sententiarum cum Bonauentura.’
3p6v Beckenhub, Johannes: [Introduction to list of Errores.] Incipit: ‘Tabule super textum Sententiarum cum Bonauentura finis, in quam sparsim viciola . . .’ Explicit: conatu instaurari
Imprint: Freiburg im Breisgau: Kilianus Piscator (Fischer) [for Wolfgang Lachner, not before 2 May 1493]. Folio.
Remarks: For Lachner see BSB‑Ink.
Collation: a8 b–e6 f–h4 i k6 l m4 n–z [et] [con] aa–gg6 Aa–Zz Aaa–Qqq V6 A8 B–Z 2Aa–Gg6 Hh Ii8 K6 2a–z 2A–O6 P8 3q r6 S6 3a8 b–p6.
Remarks: Collation not as BMC.
Hain: H *3541; H *3540 (V, table only);
Goff: Goff P‑487;
BMC: BMC III 694;
Proctor: Pr 3213;
Others: BSB‑Ink P‑390; Oates 1334-5; Sack, Freiburg, 2802-5/1; Sheppard 2254-6.
Copy number: P-228(1)
Bound in two volumes; gatherings3 a–p (containing the Tabula super libros Sententiarum cum Bonaventura) are bound after gathering V, at the end of vol. 1; gatherings3 q and3 r are bound after gathering3 p.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with two metal clasps and catches; the spine of vol. 1 has been dyed brown. On both covers intersecting quadruple fillets form the outer frame within which is a cresting roll, and, on vol. 2, a foliate roll. Quadruple fillets form the inner frame within which is a foliate roll, repeated. Further quadruple fillets form the inner rectangle which is decorated with the repeated foliate roll. All the rolls are very worn. Paper labels: on vol. 1, at the head of the upper cover (with shelfmark ‘K I'), and two at the head of the spine (author and number ‘N.Z.i.8', and ‘7K'); on vol. 2, at the head of the upper cover (with shelfmark ‘K 2') and the spine, of the same type as vol. 1 (with author and number ‘N.i.37', and ‘9K').
Size: Vol. 1: 322 × 230 × 108 mm; vol. 2: 332 × 232 × 100 mm.
Size of leaf: 315 × 214 mm.
Principal six- to 12-line initials are supplied in interlocked red and blue, or in blue, with extensions into the inner margin; other three- and four-line initials (some with extensions into the margins), paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.
Provenance: Johannes Schreiber (†1596); inscription on A1r (vol. 2): ‘Johannes Shreyber Beychtiger zu Untzkoffen'. John Mozley Stark; his ticket on the front pastedown of vol. 2; catalogue [ ] (18[ ]), no. 178: label at the foot of the spine of vol. 2: ‘178'. Purchased for £1. 1. 0; see Books Purchased (1859), 21.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.8-9.
Copy number: P-228(2)
Vols 1 and 2 of a copy bound in three volumes. Gatherings3 a–p (containing the Tabula super libros Sententiarum cum Bonaventura) are bound at the beginning of vol. 1; gatherings3 q and3 r are bound after gathering3 p.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards, with remains of clasps and catches. On both covers of both volumes intersecting triple fillets form the outer frame within which is a repeated floral roll. Intersecting triple fillets form the inner frame. On the upper cover further triple fillets form the inner rectangle which is decorated with curved-outline tools making up merrythoughts, each containing a lozenge-shaped floral stamp. On the lower cover triple fillets form the inner rectangle, which is decorated with the repeated floral roll. Remains of paper labels at the head of the spine of both volumes. Shelfmarks ‘F 1' and ‘F 2' in black at the tail of the spine. Remains of leather and parchment index tabs in both volumes. Manuscript title at the head of the fore-edge of vol. 1.
Size: Vol. 1: 331 × 230 × 75 mm; vol. 2: 332 × 235 × 107 mm.
Size of leaf: 310 × 210 mm.
The pastedowns of vol. 1 are leaves from a printed missal (Proprium de tempore, Easter period): the type is apparently like Fischer 140 G, but no liturgical printing by Fischer has been traced; the front pastedown of vol. 2 is a leaf from an unidentified theological work printed in two columns with 64 lines to the page, in the type 88A of the ‘Printer of Henricus Ariminensis', of Strasbourg.
Provenance: Michael Czyffardus Lychensis (fifteenth/sixteenth century); inscriptions on3 a1r (in vol. 1): ‘Has perlustrationes seraphici doctoris Bonauenture in Libros Sententiarum scire te volo lector emptas esse per fratrem Michaelem Czyffardum Lychensem in profectum concenobialium suorum Arnspurgensium quibus si quis subtraxerit celestium ciuium consors indubitato nunquam erit'; and on Aa1r (in vol. 2): ‘Est frater Michael Czyffardus Lychanus'. Date of acquisition unknown.
SHELFMARK: fol. θ60-61.
Copy number: P-228(3)
Wanting gatherings3 q and3 r.
Vol. 3 of a copy bound in three volumes, containing gatherings2 a–S. Sheets2 e2 and2 e3 are bound in reverse order.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled sheep over wooden boards; two clasps and catches lost. On both covers multiple fillets form a rectangle which is divided by further fillets into four rectangular compartments, which are decorated with curved-outline tools making up merrythoughts, each containing a lozenge-shaped floral stamp, a fleuron, and a flower stamp, all very worn. The binding is damaged, particularly at the outer edges. Remains of paper labels at the head of the spine. Shelfmark ‘F 3' in black at the tail of the spine, in the same style as copy 2, suggesting that the two copies travelled together at some stage before being acquired by the Bodleian.
Size: 318 × 232 × 70 mm.
Size of leaf: 310 × 210 mm.
The rear pastedown is a fragment of a printed (sixteenth-century?) calendar in German.
Provenance: Date of acquisition unknown; no indication given by the shelfmark.
SHELFMARK: fol. θ62.
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