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Bod-Inc: S-218

Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.

Bulla 21 Mar. 1478 ‘Illius qui pro dominici' de reformatione Hospitalis S. Spiritus [German].


Analysis of Content

[a1v] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max: [Bulla 21 Mar. 1478 ‘Illius qui pro dominici' de reformatione Hospitalis S. Spiritus.] Incipit: ‘[S]ixtus Bischoff ain Diener der Diener Gotts zu ewiger Gedechtnuss diser nach geschrihnen Ding wir wie wol unwirdiger Stathalter uff Erden dess der zu Behaltung dess christenlichen Volks . . .’ For the text of the bull of which this is a translation see MBR V 245-51 (dated 1477). See E. Gatz, ‘Papst Sixtus IV. und die Reform des römischen Hospitals zum Hl. Geist', in Papsttum und Kirchenreform. Historische Beiträge. Festschrift für Georg Schwaiger zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. M. Weitlauff and K. Hausberger (St Ottilien, 1990), 249-62, at 256.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of Henricus Ariminensis (Georg Reyser?), after 21 Mar. 1478]. Six-leaf folio.


Collation: [a6].

Types: Type: 93 G [type 2 of the editions ascribed by Ohly to Georg Reyser]. Capital space on [a1v].

Leaves: 6 leaves.

Line number: 44 lines ([a2r]).

Type area: Type area: 203 ×112 mm ([a2r]).

Remarks: Leaf [a1v]: ‘[S]Ixtus Biſchoff ain diener der diener gotts zu | ewiger gedechtnuß diſer nach geſchribnen ding | . . .'; [a6r], l. 2: ‘Geben ze Rom by ſant peter nach der verlybūg vnſers her | ren .mo. cccco. lxxvij. am .xxj. tag deſſ mertzē. vnſers bapſt | tumbs in ſibenden iare. . . .'; l. 17: ‘Vnd ich bapſt Sixt der. iiij. hab diſe obgeſchribne ding | geſchriben mitt miner aigne hand. Vnd mich mitt der ſel= | ben miner hand vnderſchriben.’


ISTC: is00543200

Proctor: Pr 331;

Others: Ohly, ‘Reyser', 35; Sheppard 258-9.

LCN: 14122707


Copy number: S-218(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century grey cloth. Remains of a leather index tab dyed red on [a2].

Size: 283 × 208 × 8 mm.

Size of leaf: 278 × 200 mm.

Provenance: Purchased from Albert Cohn, Catalogue 162, no. 429, for 40 Marks; see Library Bills (1885), no. 102.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.37.

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