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Bod-Inc: P-296

Pilatus, Pontius

De vita et origine Pilati.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r De vita et origine Pilati. [Also known as Carmen de Pilato.] ‘Libellus de vita et origine perfidi ac miserrimi indignique Pilati.’ Incipit: ‘[S]i veluti quondam scriptor | Vel scripta placerent | In noua dicendo multi | Velut ante studerent'. E. du Méril, Poésies populaires latines du moyen âge (Paris, 1847), 343-57; see Walther, Initia, 18058, 19719; also VL VII 669-82, at 674-5, no. 2.

b2v ‘Tractatus de Caipha, Juda et Anna.’ Incipit: ‘[T]unc variis secum dictis et murmure ceco | Conueniunt patres quorum qui maximus euo'; hexameters.


Imprint: [Cologne: Cornelis de Zierikzee, 1498/9]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by Sheppard; BSB‑Ink dates [c.1500].


Collation: a6 b4.

Types: Types: 84 G, 150 GA.

Illustrations: Woodcuts on the title-page, also on b2v and on b3v: see BMC and Schramm.


ISTC: ip00647000

Hain: Not H *13008;

Goff: Goff P‑647;

BMC: BMC I 309;

Proctor: Pr 4010 (var.);

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑75; Polain 3973 (var.); Schramm VIII p. 28; Schreiber V 4944a; Sheppard 1111 (var.); Voulliéme, Köln, 1249 (var.).

LCN: 14491161


Copy number: P-296(1)

Bound with A‑075; see there for details of binding, other provenance, and acquisition.

Size of leaf: 170 × 122 mm.

Leaf a1r is as Polain (except for l. 4, ‘Pila', rather than ‘Pilas' as Polain) and GfT 434, not as BMC and H; thereafter this copy is as both BMC and Polain.

Provenance: Obadiah Walker (1616-1699); inscription on a1r: ‘Reverere te ipsum. O. Walker', with his name also on A1r of item 3; see also A‑075.

SHELFMARK: 4° A 9(2) Art. BS.

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