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Bod-Inc: S-185

Servasanctus de Faenza

Antidotarius animae.


Analysis of Content

[*2r] ‘Tabula alphabetica'.

a2r [Servasanctus de Faenza]: Antidotarius animae. ‘Liber aureus qui antidotarius animarum dictus est'.’ ‘Prologus'.’ Incipit: ‘[V]erum quia omnis uirtus sicut in ethicis docet philosophus . . .’

a7r [Servasanctus de Faenza]: Antidotarius animae. Incipit: ‘[D]eum esse non solum docet diuina scriptura . . .’ See C. Casagrande, Predicare la penitenza. La Summa de Poenitentia di Servasanto da Faenza, in Dalla penitenza all'ascolto delle confessioni: il ruolo dei frati mendicanti. Atti del XXIII Convegno Internazionale Assisi, 12-14 ottobre 1995 (Spoleto, 1996), 59-102, an index of distinctiones and capitula on 90-101.


Imprint: Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, [between 1484/5 and 1487]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by HPT. Incorrectly ascribed by H to Nicolaus Salicetus.


Collation: [*4] a–u8 x10 A–O4 P6.


ISTC: is00476000

Hain: HC 14155;

Goff: Goff S‑476;

BMC: BMC IX 152;

Proctor: Pr 9254;

Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 1495; CIBN S‑239; HPT I 59-61, II 437; ILC 1980; B. Kruitwagen, ‘Das Antidotarium Animae von Fr. Servasanctus OFM', in Wiegendrucke und Handschriften: Festgabe Konrad Haebler (Leipzig, 1919), 80-106; Oates 3733-4; Rhodes 1609; Sheppard 7130.

LCN: 14050826


Copy number: S-185(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled reversed calf, with the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of upper cover. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 292 × 215 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 275 × 184 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting names of authors, also underlining, elaborate pointing hands, and ‘nota' marks, in an early hand, brown ink. On P5v and P6r the same hand has written a number of quotations from the Bible, Augustine, ‘Hugo', etc. A later hand has added on the front endleaf: ‘Auctor est Nicolaus de Saliceto', in brown ink.

Provenance:  Anthony Morgan (1569/70-1608/9); donated in 1601, see Benefactors' Register I 32: 'Antidotarius Animæ. fo. Louanij'; Jensen, 'Benefactors' Register', no. 62; James, Catalogus (1605), 14, with shelfmark A 14. 14 [Th.].

Former Bodleian shelfmark: A 20. 8 Th. (`8' in white at the head of the spine and in black across the fore-edge; James, Catalogus (1620), 29).

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 4.10.

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