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Bod-Inc: T-247

Trithemius, Johannes

Oratio de vera conversione mentis ad deum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Oratio Joannis Tritemii abbatis Spanhemensis de uera conuersione mentis ad deum'.

a1r Gernandus Naso: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Et placet et legitur quicquid Tritemius abbas | Eruit ex adytis Grecia docta tuis'; 2 elegiac distichs.

a1v Trithemius, Johannes: [Letter addressed to] Johannes Engellender. Incipit: ‘Litteras tuas suauissimas priscam preseferentes . . .’ Dated Sponheim, 20 Nov. 1500.

a2r Trithemius, Johannes: Oratio de vera conversione mentis ad deum. Incipit: ‘[M]axime uellem patres reuerendi ac summopere optarem . . .’ The oration was delivered at the chapter of Erfurt, S. Petrus, 30 Aug. 1500. Paralipomena, ed. Busaeus 901-11; see Arnold 236-7.

c3r [Explicit.]

c3v Libanius Gallus: [Excerpt.] ‘Ex epistola Libanii Gali platonici uiri doctissimi'. Incipit: ‘Orationem uero tuam de salutari ad deum conuersione non possum non probare . . .’ Explicit: littere contestantur


Imprint: [Mainz: Peter von Friedberg, after 20 Nov. 1500]. 4°.


Collation: a6 b c4.


ISTC: it00450000

Hain: HC 15638;

Goff: Goff T‑450;

BMC: BMC I 49;

Proctor: Pr 190;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑465; not in Sheppard.

LCN: 14717614


Copy number: T-247(1)

Binding: Unbound at purchase; paper binding provided by the Bodleian Library in Nov. 1989.

Size: 220 × 155 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 213 × 153 mm.

‘14' in brown ink on a1r.

Provenance: Purchased in 1964 from Maggs Brothers Ltd, Catalogue 890, no. 33, for £25.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G1.1500.1.

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