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Bod-Inc: R-073

Rituale Augustense

Obsequiale Augustense.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Obsequiale siue benedictionale secundum ecclesiam Augustensem'.

a1v [Mandate for publication.] Incipit: ‘Cum iam dudum ex mandato reuerentissimi in Christo patris . . .’ Fridericus II von Hohenzollern, Bishop of Augsburg (1486-1505), is stated to have commissioned this edition.

a2r ‘Benedictio salis et aque'.

a3v ‘Benedictio cereorum'.

a7v ‘Benedictio cinerum'.

b1r ‘Benedictio palmarum'.

b2r ‘Benedictio vel exorcismus florum et frondium'.

b5v ‘In die parasceues'.

b7v ‘In vigilia pasce ad ignem'.

d6v ‘Commemoratio dominice resurrectionis'.

e4v ‘Benedictio maioris salis et aque habetur dominica prima post octauas penthecostes'.

e5v ‘Letania'. It includes Anaclete, Felix, Alexandre, Ypolite, Vite, Cyriace, Narcisse, Felix, Nicomedis, Affer among the martyrs; Remigi, Seuerine, Zeno, Germane, Amande, Eulogi, Vdalrice, Conrade, Pauline, Columba, Columbane, Galle, Othmare, Magne, Paule, Pafnuci, Equiti, Honorate among the confessors; Cristina, Margaretha, Eufemia, Iustina, Tecla, Constantia, Barbara, Scolastica, Iuliana, Brigida, Afra, Hilaria, Digna, Eunomia, Eutropia, Walpurga, Otilia, Fidis, Clara, Elisabeth, Anna, Adelhaidis among the virgins.

f5r ‘Benedictio herbarum in festo assumptionis sancte Marie virginis'.

f6r ‘Benedictio thimiamatis in festo sancti Michaelis'.

f8r ‘Ad introducendum mulierem post partum'.

f8v ‘Ad copulandum sponsum et sponsam in domo'.

g1r ‘Solennizatio matrimonii in facie ecclesie'.

g2r ‘Benedictio nuptiarum'.

g3r ‘Benedictio pro peregrinantibus seu volentibus limina sanctorum visitare'.

g5v ‘Pro redeuntibus ex peregrinatione susceptio'.

g6r ‘Ordo pro extrema vnctione infirmorum'. Followed by litanies.

h3r ‘Ordo prouidendi infirmum viatico'.

h4r ‘Forme absolutionum sacramentalium'.

h8v ‘Ordo ad sepeliendum mortuos'. Followed by litanies.

i6v ‘Benedictio sepulchri'.

k3v ‘De diuersis processionibus et letaniis'.

k6v ‘Benedictio ad quatuor partes mundi'.

k9r ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Augsburg: Erhard Ratdolt, 26 Nov [14]99. 4°.

Remarks: For variant date (1489) in colophon see CIBN.


Collation: a–i8 k10.

Illustrations: Woodcut and woodcut initial. Musical notation.


ISTC: io00002000

Hain: H *11927;

Goff: Goff O‑2;

BMC: BMC II 390;

Proctor: Pr 1913;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑202; Bohatta, Lit. Bibl., 744; CIBN O‑006; Meyer-Baer 224; Schramm XXIII p. 26; Schreiber V 4862; Sheppard 1349.

LCN: 14110480


Copy number: R-073(1)

Binding: Twentieth-century parchment.

Size: 207 × 158 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 146 mm.

Marginal and interlinear notes, mainly correcting and modifying the text, in a sixteenth-century late humanist Netherlandish(?) hand. On g6v ‘s. Lantberte, s. Lebuine, s. Willibolde' have been added to the litanies, in the same hand.

Provenance: Roermond, Limburg, Franciscans, province of Cologne; deleted inscription on k8v: ‘Bibliothecae FF. Minorum Roro[/e?]mundensis'. J(?). Simon (sixteenth century); signature above the deleted inscription. John Wickham Legg (1843-1921); inscription on front endleaf. Bequeathed in 1921; see Craster 295.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G5.1499.1.

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