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Bod-Inc: P-406

Poeniteas Cito

Poenitentionarius de confessione, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Guilelmus de Montibus: Poeniteas cito.] ‘Penitentionarius de confessione'. Incipit: ‘[P]eniteas cito peccator cum sit miserator | Iudex, et sunt hec quinque tenenda tibi'; verse, with interlinear and marginal gloss. For references see P‑396.

a6v Vallibus, Hieronymus de: Jesuida seu de passione Christi. Incipit: ‘[M]axime celicolum supera qui celsus in aula | Eterno imperio superas fortique tridente'; verse, with interlinear and marginal gloss.

d2r Lactantius, [Lucius Coelius Firmianus] Firmianus [pseudo-; Venantius Fortunatus]: De resurrectione Christi. Also known as Carmen de pascha [addressed to Bishop Felix]. Incipit: ‘[S]alue festa dies toto venerabilis euo | Qua deus infernum vicit, et astra tenet'; 50 elegiac distichs. Carmen iii.9, with lines 39-40 appearing in this incunable edition as lines 1-2: MGH AA4.1 (Berlin, 1881), 59-62, lines 1-100 only; PL VII 287, 285-8. With interlinear gloss.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, c.1497]. 4°.


Collation: a6 b4 c6 d4.

Illustrations: Woodcut border on a1r.


ISTC: ip00850000

Hain: HC *13166;

Goff: Goff P‑850;

BMC: BMC I 112;

Proctor: Pr 504;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑648; Sack, Freiburg, 2938; Sheppard 383-4.

LCN: 14450584, 14450638


Copy number: P-406(1)

Leaf a1r, l. 2: ‘ . . . d' paſſ oine'; without calligraphic initial ‘I' (see below).

Binding: Nineteenth-century marbled pasteboards, with manuscript title on a rectangular label at head of the spine.

Size: 197 × 144 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 193 × 140 mm.

‘Carnis resurrectionem et vitam eternam amen' repeated three times on d4v in a late sixteenth-century German hand.

Provenance: Purchased for 8 Marks in 1892 from M. Spirgatis, Catalogue 11 (1892), no. 86; Library Bills 10 Nov. 1892 and Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University Gazette, 9 May 1893, 477.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G99.1.

Copy number: P-406(2)

Another copy with variation in the title.

Leaf a1r, l. 2: ‘ . . .d' paſſ ione'. Calligraphic initial I, 63 mm high, employed for first letter of ‘Iesuida'.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper boards, with title and date printed in black on front cover.

Size: 207 × 144 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 138 mm.

A few marginal notes, commenting on the text, in an early German(?) hand.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on a1r. Purchased at the anonymous sale (27 Jan. 1886), lot 967, for £0. 12. 0.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.51.

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