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Turrecremata, Johannes de

Expositio regulae S. Benedicti.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Expositio super regulam beatissimi patris Benedicti'.

[*1r] ‘Tabula capitulorum'.

a2r [Villalonga], Arsenius, Abbas: [Letter addressed to] Johannes de Turrecremata. Incipit: ‘[R]euerendissimo . . . Cum superioribus diebus reuerendissime pater reformationi quorundam religiosorum ordinum presentem me esse contigisset . . .’ Dated Florence, 21 Mar. [1442]; see R‑047.

a2r Turrecremata, Johannes de: ‘Responsiua . . . per modum prologi' [addressed to] Arsenius Abbas. Incipit: ‘[A]ccepi litteras tua dilectissime frater domine Arseni quibus me hortatus es . . .’

a2r Turrecremata, Johannes de: Expositio regulae S. Benedicti. ‘Capitulum primum de commendatione regule sancti Benedicti'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam adiuuante domino nostro Iesu Christo expositioni regule . . .’ See Kaeppeli III 24-42, no. 2723.

a3r Benedictus, S.: Regula. Incipit: ‘[A]usculta o fili precepta magistri et inclina aurem cordis tui . . .’ Explicit: protegente peruenies The text of the rule alternates with Turrecremata's commentary. ed. Rudolph Hanslik, CSEL, 75 (1960), 1-165; ed. A. de Vogüé, Sources Chrétiennes 181-2 (Paris, 1971-2), I 412–II 672; see J. D. Broekaert, Bibliographie de la Règle de saint Benoît. Editions latines et traductions imprimées de 1489 à 1929, 2 vols, Studia Anselmiana, 77-8 (Rome, 1980), I nos 4-5.

v8r Turrecremata, Johannes de: [Valedictory note]. Incipit: ‘Benedictus deus qui inter tot et varia impedimenta dedit nobis hoc opus perficere. Accipe dilectissime frater mi Arseni . . .’


Imprint: Paris: Pierre Levet, for Nicolaus Militis, 4 May 1491. Folio.


Collation: [*]4 a–v8.


ISTC: it00516000

Hain: HC *15734;

Goff: Goff T‑516;


Proctor: Pr 8063;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑544; CIBN T‑372; Hillard 1998; Polain 3863; Sheppard 6278.

LCN: 14800197


Copy number: T-269(1)

Wanting the blank leaves [*3-4].

Leaves [*1-2], containing the ‘Tabula capitulorum', are bound between a1 and a2, as Polain; see also note in BMC.

Binding: Seventeenth-century blind-tooled (fillets only) calf, rebacked. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. Sprinkled blue- and red-edged leaves. ‘12' in black across the head of the fore-edge.

Size: 265 × 195 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 262 × 183 mm.

On v8r key words are extracted, also references with folio numbers in a contemporary hand in brown ink.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 4. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: B 6.1 Th. Seld.

SHELFMARK: B 1.12 Jur. Seld.

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