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Bod-Inc: P-230

Petrus Lombardus

Sententiarum libri IV, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v ‘Tituli questionum sancti Thome super primum librum Sententiarum.’ Incipit: ‘An doctrina theologie sit necessaria. An sit vna scientia . . .’

a3r Petrus Lombardus: ‘Prologus.’ See P‑221.

a3r [Henricus de Gorichen: Commentary on Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[I]ste liber dictus est Sententiarum, eo quod sententias antiquorum . . .’ Explicit: prohemii in principali See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 321.

a3v ‘Rubrice libri primi.’ See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1.

a5v [Henricus de Gorichen: Commentary on Sententiarum libri.] ‘Conclusiones.’ Incipit: ‘Ista est secunda pars principalis huius libri in qua magister determinatio prohemio . . .’ Explicit: est causa a qua omnia . . .seculorum. Amen See Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 321.

a6v Petrus Lombardus: Sententiarum libri IV. See P‑221. Books 2 and 3 are preceded by a table of Aquinas' Tituli quaestiones and the Tituli (as listed in Stegmüller, Repertorium commentariorum, 1); book 4 is preceded by the Tituli as in Stegmüller only. The prologue for book 3 is added on to the end of the text of book 2.

Q6v [Colophon.]

Qr1r ‘Tituli questionum sancti Thome super quartum librium(!) Sententiarum.’ Incipit: ‘Utrum diffinitio qua diffinitur sacramentum est sacre . . .’

R1r Tempier, Stephen: [Rescript of 1277 condemning various propositions and threatening excommunication.] ‘Prefatio.’ See A‑459, with this edition listed by Thijssen, ‘What really happened on 7 March 1277?', at 108.

R1r [List of contents.]

R1v [Errors condemned in England.] See A‑459.

R1v [Errors against the true faith.] See A‑459.

R2r ‘Assertiones opposite erroribus.’ Incipit: ‘[F]irmiter credendum est et nullatenus dubitandum quod Deus in sua substantia . . .’ Explicit: et Pauli publice retractauit

R2r [Errors condemned by Stephen, Bishop of Paris.] See A‑459.

R2r [219 errors condemned by Stephen, Bishop of Paris.] See A‑459.

R5r Articuli condemnati Parisius. See A‑459.

R5v [Articles retracted at Paris by Brother Johannes Guion (Jean Guyon OFM).] See A‑459.

R5v ‘Errores Johannis de Mericuria' (Johannes de Mirecourt). See A‑459.

R6r ‘Articuli contra magistrum Nicolaum de Ultricuria' (Nicolaus d'Autrecourt). See A‑459.

S1v [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 . . .’ Explicit: statu innocentie; not found in Chart. Univ. Paris.

S1v [Document of retraction of Brother] Dionysius Foulechat (Dionysius de Foullechat). See A‑459.

S2v [Retraction of the articles by Brother] Dionysius Foulechat. See A‑459.

S2v ‘Reuocatio magistri Johannis de Calore.’ See A‑459.

S2v [Note about the burning of followers of Almaricus.] Incipit: ‘Fuerunt Parisius quidam discipulis cuiusdam Almarici nomine studentes . . .’ Explicit: dispersa et merito

S2v ‘Articuli Ludowici reuocati.’ See A‑459.

S3r ‘Forma et modus reuocationis facta Parisius.’ See P‑228.

S3v ‘Reuocatio.’ See A‑459.

S4r [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.

S4v ‘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.

S5v [Aliaco, Petrus de: Preface to] ‘Excerpta principalium articulorum tractatus cuiusdam contra errores fratris Johannis de Montesono ordinis predicatorum Parisius condemnatos.’ See P‑228.

S5v ‘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.

T1r ‘Tabula distinctionum.’ ‘Registrum breue et vtile omnes fere sententias, questiones et conclusiones in quattuor Sententiarum libris tactas continens . . .’


Imprint: Basel: Nicolaus Kesler, 22 Sept. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–i8.6 k–p6.8 q–s6 t8 A–Q8.6 Qr R6 S8+1 T6 V8.

Remarks: Leaf a1 is unsigned, a2 is signed a, a3 a2, etc.


ISTC: ip00491000

Hain: HC *10195;

Goff: Goff P‑491;


Proctor: Pr 7670;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑384; CIBN P‑242; Rhodes 1382; Sack, Freiburg, 2796-7; Sheppard 2478.

LCN: 14489166


Copy number: P-230(1)

Leaf a5 (signed a4) has been misbound after a6 (signed a5). The blank leaf t6 has been cut away.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; gold-tooled spine; bound for the Bodleian Library; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers. Upper cover detached.

Size: 315 × 226 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 308 × 206 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear notes consisting mainly of comments on the text, written in several German hands, in both black and red ink, also pointing hands and underlining in the text in black ink. On V8r is a note in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century German hand, with incipit, ‘Virtus Dei et in salutem omnium credentium hec . . .’

On a6v a nine-line southern German initial ‘V' is supplied in blue with acanthus scrolling in white on a gold ground with shell gold spiral pattern decoration, with foliate extensions into the margin in red, blue, green, pink, white, and gold; on l2v a nine-line southern German initial ‘C' is supplied in red with acanthus scrolling in pink and grey, the area within the body of the letter decorated in gold with shell gold spiral pattern decoration, all within a blue and green frame edged in black; on A2r an eight-line southern German initial ‘C' is supplied in green with curling acanthus scrolling in yellow, on a gold ground with shell gold spiral pattern decoration, edged in blue and pink with an extension into the upper margin in green and pink; on G6r an eight-line initial ‘S' in the shape of a dragon (winged and with only two legs) supplied in brown, white, and black, with its tail extending out of the gold ground (with pen-work decoration scratched onto the surface) into the first column of text; on a3r a six-line initial ‘C' is supplied in blue with red pen-work decoration and extensions into the margin; other three- to seven-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: Purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 16; inscription on a1r: ‘Purchased at Hamburgh 1825'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q sup. 2.7.

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