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Bod-Inc: T-241

Trithemius, Johannes

Institutio vitae sacerdotalis.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Ruscher, Thomas: [Letter addressed to] Nicolaus Mernicensis. Incipit: ‘Ne ante illum a quo omne datum optimum et omne datum perfectum . . .’ Dated University of Mainz, 22 Oct. 1494.

A3r Trithemius, Johannes: Institutio vitae sacerdotalis [addressed to] Nicolaus Mernicensis. Incipit: ‘Petis a me Nicolae frater amantissime et crebris epistolis instas . . .’ Explicit: forma conspicitur. Vale memor nostri Dated Sponheim, 1 Apr. 1486. Trithemius, Opera, ed. Busaeus, 765-83; F. G. Benkert, ‘De sacerdotum vita instituenda libellus, a P. Joanne Trithemio abbate Spanhemio conscriptus', Athanasia, 8,1 (Würzburg, 1830), 83-131, at 90-131; see Arnold 238-9.


Imprint: [Mainz: Peter von Friedberg, after 22 Oct 1494]. 4°.


Collation: A8 B C6.

Types: Types: 149, 81.

Leaves: 20 leaves.

Line number: 36 lines (A3v).

Type area: Type area: 147 ×85 mm (A3v).


ISTC: it00440000

Hain: H *15622;

Goff: Goff T‑440;

Proctor: Pr 175;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑467; CIBN T‑323; Sack, Freiburg, 3498; Sheppard 111.

LCN: 14718913


Copy number: T-241(1)

Bound with P‑487(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 137 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extracting key words and adding ‘nota' marks, in a sixteenth-century German hand in brown ink. In the same hand, bibliographical information on Thomas Ruscher on A2r: ‘Hic Thomas factus est episcopus Vicecomponensis suffragan || domini Maguntini et obiit anno 1510 in die sancti Ciriaci'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.17(2).

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