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Bod-Inc: S-226

Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.

Declaratio et determinatio super indulgentiam pro animabus purgatorii.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Introduction to the indulgence.] Incipit: ‘Sequitur declaratio et determinatio quam felicis recordacionis dominus noster fecit . . .’

[a1r] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max.: Bulla 27 Nov. 1477 ‘Romani pontificis'.

[a2r] [Peraudi, Raimundus]: Summaria declaratio bullae indulgentiarum ecclesiae Xantonensi concessarum [excerpt]. ‘Sequitur clausula per quam dominus noster concedit indulgentiam plenariam animabus in purgatorio existentibus per modum suffragii'. Incipit: ‘Et ut animarum salus eo tempore potius procuretur . . .’ Excerpts from the bull are quoted in this commentary. See Nikolaus Paulus, ‘Raimund Peraudi als Ablaßkommissar', Historisches Jahrbuch, 21 (1900), 642-82, at 662-3.

[a5r] Gregorius I, Pont. Max.: Dialogi [excerpt:] book II cap. xxiii. ‘De ancillis dei que post mortem pro oblacione eius communioni sunt reddite. Capitulo .xxiiii.'. Incipit: ‘Vix ipsa Petre comunis eius locutio a uirtutis erat pondere uacua . . .’ Explicit: firmitas dei Grégoire le Grand, Dialogues, ed. Adalbert de Vogüé, Sources chrétiennes, 251, 260, 265 (Paris, 1978-80), II 204-10; see CPL 1713; the ascription to Gregorius has been doubted by Francis Clark, The Pseudo-Gregorian Dialogues, 2 vols (Leiden, 1987).

[a6v] Thomas Aquinas [pseudo-; Ripelin Argentinensis, Hugo]: Compendium theologicae veritatis [excerpt:] book VII cap. vi. ‘Vide etiam capitulum de suffragiis defunctorum in compendio theologicae ueritatis secundum Thomam intitulatum. Utrum indulgentie defunctis ualeant'. Incipit: ‘Papales indulgentie prosunt defunctis . . . papa uero utramque(!) potest'. Albertus Magnus, Opera omnia, ed. A. Borgnet (Paris, 1890-9), XXXIV 1-270, at 240-1; see Kaeppeli II no. 1982. The two extracts from Gregory I and Hugh of Strasburg are inserted within Peraudi's text.

[a6v] [Note on the approval of the indulgence by Innocent VIII.] ‘Sanctissimus dominus noster Innocentius papa octauus et modernus predictas indulgentiam(?) usque ad finem Aprilis per quasdam bullas expeditas in mense decembris ultime lapso prolongauit concessit et denuo approbauit'.


Imprint: [Mainz: Peter Schoeffer, before 30 Apr. 1487]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by ISTC [personal communication from K. Jensen, 10 Aug. 2000 to C. F. Dondi]. As stated in the edition, in Dec. 1486 Innocentius VIII extended the latter indulgence until the end of Apr. 1487. Sheppard dates [c.1485-92], CIBN [between 1485 and 1492?], BSB‑Ink [c.1487].


Collation: [a6].


ISTC: is00557000

GW: GW Nachträge, 93;

Hain: HR 14807;

Goff: Goff S‑557;

BMC: BMC I 35;

Proctor: Pr 122;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑172; CIBN S‑291; Sheppard 83.

LCN: 14122643


Copy number: S-226(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a6].

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß.

Size: 288 × 205 × 5 mm.

Size of leaf: 286 × 198 mm.

Occasional marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, in Mendham's hand, in pencil.

Paragraph marks and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not identified in sale (1835). Revd Joseph Mendham (1769-1856). Presented by Mendham in 1851; note in pencil on the front pastedown: ‘For the Bodleian Library, Oxford. J. Mendham, 1851'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 3.24.

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