Glossa continua super evangelia (Catena aurea).
Analysis of Content
[a2r] Thomas Aquinas: Glossa continua super evangelia (Catena aurea). [Part I addressed to] Urbanus IV, Pont. Max. ‘Continuum in librum euangelii secundum Matheum'. Incipit: ‘Fons sapientie unigenitum dei uerbum . . . Leo papa in sermo de passione . . . (3 more lines)'. See T‑130. Here and below, the text of the Gospel is inserted within the gloss.
[s5v] ‘Capitula euangelii Matthei per ordinem'.
[s6r] [Table.] Incipit: ‘Dominica secunda in aduentu. Cum audisset Iohannes in uinculis . . .’ A list of incipits of the Gospel of Matthew arranged according to the liturgical year.
[t1r] Thomas Aquinas: Glossa continua super evangelia (Catena aurea). [Part II addressed to] Anibaldus [de Anibaldis]. Incipit: ‘Rerum opifex deus . . . Glosa. [V]ocationem gentium . . . quia te decet sermonum et operum gloria’
[z12v] [Table.] Incipit: ‘Feria tercia post dominicam in ramis palmarum . . .’ A list of incipits of the Gospel of Mark arranged according to the liturgical year.
[A1r] Thomas Aquinas: Glossa continua super evangelia (Catena aurea). [Part III addressed to Anibaldus de Anibaldis]. ‘Super euangelio sancti Luce continuum'. Incipit: ‘[I]nter cetera incarnationis Christi . . . Theophilus quos nos imitantes . . .’
[N8r] [Table.] Incipit: ‘Dominica prima de aduentu. Erunt signa . . .’ A list of incipits of the Gospel of Luke arranged according to the liturgical year.
[N9r] Thomas Aquinas: Glossa continua super evangelia (Catena aurea). [Part IV addressed to Anibaldus de Anibaldis]. ‘Continuum in euangelium sancti Iohannis'. Incipit: ‘[D]iuine uisionis sublimitate . . . quia ipse est super omnia deus benedicus in secula . . .’
[&5r] [Table.] Incipit: ‘Dominica tercia in aduentu. Miserunt Iudei . . .’ A list of incipits of the Gospel of John arranged according to the liturgical year.
Imprint: [Basel: Michael Wenssler, 1476]. Folio.
Collation: [a–c10 d e8 f10 g h8 i6 k8 l–p10 q r8 s6 t–y10 z12 A–H10 I8 K6 L–X10 Y8 Z10 &6].
Hain: H *1332;
Goff: Goff T‑229;
BMC: BMC III 723;
Proctor: Pr 7481;
Others: BSB‑Ink T‑200; CIBN T‑128; Hillard 1945; Michelitsch 5; Rhodes 1705; Sack, Freiburg, 3395-6; Sheppard 2328.
Copy number: T-134(1)
Gathering [B] is in duplicate.
Binding: Contemporary German blind-tooled pigskin over wooden boards. Metal clasps, catches, lozenge-shaped corner-pieces and centre-piece all lost. Remains of a rectangular parchment label at the head of the upper cover. Pigskin index tabs. Triple and double fillets form a triple frame. Outside the outer frame, a lozenge-shaped fleur-le-lis, a four-petalled flower, and three different foliate stamps. Within the outer frame a repeated rosette stamp. Within the following frame a repeated lozenge-shaped eagle stamp. The inner rectangle is divided by a single fillet into four rectangular compartments, each subdivided diagonally into four triangular compartments. Each triangular compartment is decorated with lozenge-shaped pelican or pierced heart stamps, a square mythical beast stamp, a triangular lion stamp, and a small lozenge-shaped eagle stamp. Rosettes at the intersection of the fillets.
Size: 400 × 285 × 123 mm.
Size of leaf: 393 × 280 mm.
At the beginning of each book a large initial is supplied in red with reserved white decoration. Other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.
Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; shelfmark, ‘Inc. Typ. No. 866' and ‘Duplum' in brown ink on [a1r]. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.
SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 2.11.
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