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Bod-Inc: R-050


Regula: Dominus quae pars, et al.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r [Remigius Autissiodorensis pseudo-: Regula: Dominus quae pars.] Incipit: ‘[D]ominus quae pars. Nomen. Quare. Quia significat substantiam cum qualitate propria uel communi . . .’ Remigius' authorship is doubted in V. Law, ‘The Study of Law', in Carolingian Culture: Emulation and Innovation (Cambridge, 1994), 106. For an analysis of the work see J. Pinborg, ‘Remigius Schleswig 1486: A Latin Grammar in Facsimile Edition' in Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selsakab Historisk filosofiske Meddelelser (Copenhagen, 1982), L:4, 63-8.

B1v ‘Regulae grammaticales'. Incipit: ‘Prima regula congruitatum grammaticalium est ista. Omne adiectiuum . . .’ See Pinborg, 70-3 for an analysis of these Regulae; and 33-53 for the facsimile of a similar version. On regulae of this kind see V. Law, Grammar and the Grammarians in the Early Middle Ages (London, 1987), 54-68, 130-1.

B4r ‘Constructiones'. Incipit: ‘[C]onstructio tripliciter capitulum, scilicet communiter, proprie et propriissime. Constructio communiter capta est . . .’ See Pinborg, 73-4 and 54-5 for a facsimile of a similar version.

B7v ‘De regimine casuum'. Incipit: ‘Nominatiuus a parte ante constructus . . .’ On regimina see Pinborg, 68-70.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Johann Prüss, c.1490]. 4°.


Collation: A–B8.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ir00142150

GW: GW 11185;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: F. Geldner, ‘Wiegendruckausgaben der “Regula Dominus quae pars”  ’, Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, 10 (1970), 646-54, no. 9; Sheppard 425-6.

LCN: 14063013


Copy number: R-050(1)

Wanting B8.

Binding: Thick paper boards covered with leaves from a fourteenth-century German manuscript missal on parchment, with some parts of a thirteenth-century manuscript on the spine.

Size: 216 × 151 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 131 mm.

A marginal ‘nota' in red ink in a fifteenth-century hand.

Woodcut initial coloured with yellow. Capital strokes, underlining and some manuscript initials are supplied in red ink.

Provenance: The missal (see binding) was used in Würzburg, according to a note in Duff's hand. Edward Gordon Duff (1863-1924). Purchased by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1957 (1956 according to to Sheppard) from the collection of the late E. Gordon Duff; see BLR 6,1 (1957), 346.

SHELFMARK: Don. e.425.

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