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Bod-Inc: S-055

Samuel, Rabbi

Epistola contra Judaeorum errores [German] Die Epistel Rabbi Samuelis des Juden, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Preface.] Incipit: ‘[A]nfahet ain Epistel die Rabbi Samuel ain Israhelit geborn . . .’ The preface provides the textual history of the letter, mentioning the translation of Alphonsus Boni Hominis.

a2r Samuel, Rabbi: Die Epistel Rabbi Samuelis des Juden. Incipit: ‘[G]ot erhalt dich lieber bruder . . . Ich hab erkant und erfarn . . .’ A middle Bavarian/Nuremberg translation; see VL VI 84-9, at 88.

d3v ‘Die propheceyen und gezeugnus der xii patriarchen von der zukunfft messie'. Incipit: ‘Iudas der patriarch spricht Gott . . .’

d5r Pilatus, Pontius [pseudo-]: Epistel . . . geschriben und gesandt hat Tiberio der Roemischen kayser'. [Letter addressed to] Emperor Tiberius. Incipit: ‘[P]ontius Pilatus entpeut Tiberio dem Roemischen Kaiser Hayle . . .’


Imprint: Nuremberg: Caspar Hochfeder, 1498. 4°.


Collation: a–d6.


ISTC: is00116000

Hain: HC *14273;

Goff: Goff S‑116;

BMC: BMC II 478;

Proctor: Pr 2299;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑448; Oates 1102; Sack, Freiburg, 3146; Sheppard 1669.

LCN: 14076415


Copy number: S-055(1)

Wanting the blank leaf d6.

Binding: Paper boards covered with leaves from a volume of sermons printed in Koberger's type 84.

Size: 212 × 155 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 202 × 148 mm.

‘2' in brown ink in the upper right-hand corner of a1r.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on a1r. Sheppard states that this item was purchased in 1865.

SHELFMARK: Opp. Add. 4° II.163.

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