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Bod-Inc: P-297

Pilatus, Pontius

Epistola Tiberio missa et epistola Lentuli de statura Christi, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Pilatus, Pontius [pseudo-]: Epistola Tiberio missa. [Letter addressed to] Emperor Tiberius. Evangelia Apocrypha, 413-16; see CANT, no. 64. The letter should be addressed to Claudius rather than Tiberius; see J. K. Elliott, The Apocryphal New Testament (Oxford, 1993), 205.

[a1v] Lentulus [Publius pseudo-]: De statura Christi epistola [addressed to the Roman Senate.] See H‑096.

[a2r] Oratio in Alphunsum Aragonum regem. [Oration addressed to] Alphonsus de Aragona. Incipit: ‘[N]on mirabere, rex inclite, si ego tam paruulus sum de laudibus tuis aliquid hoc loco . . .’ Explicit: prestet quo diu apud nos feliciter viuas ac regnes. Dixi


Imprint: [Rome: Bartholomaeus Guldinbeck or Wendelinus de Wila, before 30 Aug. 1475]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by CIBN; Sheppard and BSB‑Ink date [1475].


Collation: [a2].

Types: Types: 108 R pure.

Leaves: 2 leaves.

Line number: 27 lines ([a1v]).

Type area: Type area: 147 ×92 mm ([a1v]).


ISTC: ip00646000

Hain: H *13006;

Goff: Goff P‑646;

Proctor: Pr 3560;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑85; CIBN P‑355; Oates 1419; Pellechet MS. 9482 (9305); Sheppard 2829.

LCN: 14491126


Copy number: P-297(1)

Boxed with C‑167(2); see there for details of provenance and acquisition.

Binding: Faded pink paper wrappers.

Size: 202 × 143 × 1 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 140 mm.

Manuscript foliation: 119 (on [a1r]), and 125 (on [a2r]).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.3(11).

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