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Bod-Inc: S-046

Samuel, Rabbi

Epistola contra Judaeorum errores (trans. Alphonsus Boni Hominis), et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[I]ncipit epistola quam misit rabi Samuel . . .’

[a2r] Samuel, Rabbi: Epistola contra Judaeorum errores. Translated from Arabic into Latin by Alphonsus Boni Hominis. Incipit: ‘[C]onseruet te deus o frater et permanere te faciat usque quo terminetur . . .’ Explicit: homo penitus et ignorans PL CXLIX 337-68; see M. C. Diaz y Diaz, Index Scriptorum Latinorum Medii Aevi Hispanorum (Madrid, 1959), 404-6 nos 2097-102; Kaeppeli I 48-55 no. 147.

[d3v] Pilatus, Pontius [pseudo-]: Epistola ad Tiberium. [Letter addressed to] Emperor Tiberius. Evangelia Apocrypha, 413-16; see CANT no. 64. Chapter 29 of Evangelium Nicodemi, chapter 16 of Cura sanitatis Tiberii. The letter should be addressed to Claudius rather than Tiberius: see J. K. Elliott, The Apocryphal New Testament (Oxford, 1993), 205.


Imprint: [Sant'Orso: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, 1474]. 4°.


Collation: [a–c8 d4].


ISTC: is00103700

Hain: H 14262;


Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14076340


Copy number: S-046(1)

Wanting sheets [a1.8], [a3.6], [b1.8] and [c1.8].

Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf, with gilt-edged leaves.

Size: 188 × 135 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 183 × 133 mm.

Early folio numbering in the middle of the lower margin of the rectos in light brown ink: 165-184; the sequence shows that the leaves were missing at an early stage.

Provenance: Bookseller's circular label pasted on the upper left-hand corner of the upper cover: ‘1184/3'. Thomas Ryburn Buchanan (1846-1911). Presented in 1941 by Mrs Buchanan.

SHELFMARK: Buchanan e.77.

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