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Summa Rudium


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Summa rudium. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uia uaria dicta sanctorum et contrarie opiniones doctorum . . .’ The anonymous compiler provides a list of his sources here.

a2v ‘Tabula'.

b2r Summa rudium. ‘Capitulum primum de summa trinitate et de articulis fidei catholice etc'. Incipit: ‘[F]irmiter credere debemus et simpliciter confiteri quod unus solus uerus deus est . . .’ See Schulte II 528-9; Bloomfield 5075 (based on Johannes Friburgensis' Summa); Michaud-Quantin 48; VL IV 609.

b2v [Henricus de Frimaria: Tractatus de decem preceptis.] ‘Capitulum secundum de decem preceptis decalogi'. Incipit: ‘[P]recepta uero decalogii id est .x. precepta trahunt originem ex ueteri testamento . . . [P]rimum mandatum seu preceptum appropriate respicit personam patris . . .’ Explicit: prestare dignetur eius filius benedictus See C. Stroick, Heinrich von Friemar: Leben, Werke, philosophisch-theologische Stellung in der Scholastick, Freiburger theologische Studien, 68 (Freiburg, 1954), 37-42. Henricus de Frimaria's text is inserted, in full, as chapter two in this collection of other authors' works.


Imprint: Reutlingen: Johann Otmar, 1487. Folio.

Remarks: One of three closely related editions (cf. HC 15170 and H *15172).


Collation: a b8 c6 d–f8 g h6 i8 k6.


ISTC: is00861000

Hain: HC *15171;

Goff: Goff S‑861;

BMC: BMC II 586;

Proctor: Pr 2711;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑636; CIBN S‑505; Oates 1217; Sack, Freiburg, 3307; Sheppard 1976-7.

LCN: 14006940, 14008356


Copy number: S-360(1)

Wanting the blank leaf k6.

Binding: Contemporary German half pigskin over wooden boards; one catch lost, remains of a leather clasp. Triple fillets form a frame, divided horizontally by triple fillets into four compartments, but also by two intersecting diagonal fillets. At each intersection a circular rosette stamp; in the compartments, a repeated lozenge-shaped eagle stamp.

Size: 277 × 200 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 270 × 192 mm.

Initials, paragraph marks, and chapter heading underlining are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, in red and brown ink, in a contemporary German hand.

Provenance: Scheyern, Bavaria, BVM, Benedictines; inscription on a2r and k5v: ‘Monasterij Schyrensis'; on a1f: ‘FF Schyrensium'. Probably a duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘5289' in pencil on a1r. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 5.6.

Copy number: S-360(2)

Bound with H‑059; see there for details of binding, notes, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 267 × 190 mm.

A variant: k5v, colophon, l. 2: ‘ . . . inpreſſa'.

Gathering c is bound after gathering d.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 4.23(2).

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