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Bod-Inc: P-492

Psalmi Poenitentiales

Die sieben Psalmen der Penitencie [German and Latin].


Analysis of Content

a1r [Quotations from Mt 3,2 and Mt 21,43, in Latin and German.] Incipit: ‘Penitentiam agite . . . Doet penitencie . . .’

a1v [Introduction?] Incipit: ‘Item heir begynnen die seuen psalmen der penitencie . . .’

a2r Die seuen Psalmen der Penitencie. Incipit: ‘  “Domine ne in furore tuo arguas” etc. [H]ere in dyme grymme en straiffe(?) . . .’ The seven psalms (Ps 6; 31; 37; 50; 101; 129; 142), in German, are followed by a prayer and a gloss.

f3r ‘Die Letania'. It includes ‘Albyn', ‘Quiryn', ‘Albain', ‘Dyonis mit . . .', ‘Mauricius mit . . .', ‘Gereon mit . . .', ‘Pancratius', ‘Pantaleon', ‘Bonifacius', ‘Lambert' among the martyrs; ‘Seueryn', ‘Seruais', ‘Kunibertz', ‘Hubert' among the confessors and monks; ‘Apolonia', ‘Margreta', ‘Dorothea', ‘Vrsula mit . . .', ‘Martha', ‘Maria van Egypten', ‘Cristina', ‘Barbera' and ‘Elisabet' among the virgins. The litanies are followed by prayers.


Imprint: Cologne: Hermann Bumgart, [c.1500]. 8°.


Collation: a–g4.

Types: Types: 96, 79 (84).

Leaves: 28 leaves.

Line number: 21 lines (a3r).

Type area: Type area: 102 ×67 mm (a3r).

Illustrations: Lombards. Woodcuts.

Remarks: Leaf a1r: ‘Penitentā agite / et appropinqþbit | em̄ regnū celo. Math'. iij.2.iiij. ca . . . | . . .'; l. 5: Doet penitēcie dat rych d' hemel sal vch nekē | . . .'; below l. 8, woodcut, the Psalmist kneeling, flanked to right by border, white on black; a1v: ‘¶ Item heir begynnen die ſeuen pſalmen der penitēcie dauitzs mit d' gloſen vn̄ tytte- | len [et]cc̄amp;#772;.'; f3r: ‘¶ Die Letania.'; g4r: ‘Gedruckt in Coelne up dem Alden | mart ƺo dem wyldemā van Hermā | no bongart.'; g4v: woodcut, the Last Judgement.


ISTC: ip01032280

Proctor: Pr 1477;

Others: Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 991; Schreiber 4997; Sheppard 1088.

LCN: 14063278


Copy number: P-492(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) calf, with blue-edged leaves and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 132 × 94 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 126 × 86 mm.

Provenance and date of acquisition unknown; several books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1830s and 1840s.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. M inf. 2.18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. M inf. 1.19.

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