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Bod-Inc: T-291

Turrecremata, Johannes de

Quaestiones evangeliorum de tempore et de sanctis, et al.


Analysis of Content

11r [Title-page.] ‘Questiones euangeliorum tam de tempore quam de sanctis'.

12r [Prologue.] Incipit: ‘[C]um ad pleniorem cognitionem rei ordo deducat . . .’

12r ‘Tabula thematum'. Arranged according to the liturgical year for the Dominican order.

37v ‘Tabula alphabetica'.

48r ‘Tabula materie'.

a1r [Nicolaus de Byard: Summa de abstinentia.] ‘Materia aurea enucleata ex originalibus virtutum et viciorum flos theologie nuncupata secundum ordinem alphabeti pro sermonibus applicabilis tam de tempore quam de sanctis totius anni'. Incipit: ‘[A]bstinentia est duplex. Detestabilis et laudabilis . . .’ Explicit: Cor. II. Ad que perducere dignetur . . .amen See T‑289.

o1r ‘Tabula questionum'.

p1r Turrecremata, Johannes de: Quaestiones evangeliorum de tempore et de sanctis. [Prologue addressed to] the College of Cardinals. Incipit: ‘[S]acro et colendissimo . . . Cogitanti mihi quid de sudoribus mei studii . . .’

p1v Turrecremata, Johannes de: Quaestiones evangeliorum de tempore et de sanctis. Incipit: ‘In prima dominica aduentus apud fratres predicatores dicitur illud euangelium Matheii . . .’ See T‑285.


Imprint: [Strasbourg: Printer of the 1483 Jordanus de Quedlinburg (Georg Husner), not after 24 Mar. 1485]. Folio.

Remarks: As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard and CIBN date [c.1485], Sack [c.1484/5].


Collation: 18 26 3–5 a b8 c–m6.8 n8 o–z6.8 A–E6 F–I8.6 K–N8.


ISTC: it00554000

Hain: HC *15713;

Goff: Goff T‑554;

BMC: BMC I 136;

Proctor: Pr 634;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑569; CIBN T‑401; Rhodes 1742; Sack, Freiburg, 3549; Sheppard 465.

LCN: 14803238


Copy number: T-291(1)

Binding: The damaged upper and lower covers of contemporary German blind-tooled leather (Augsburg, Kyriß workshop no. 81) over wooden boards have been relaid on nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf, for the Bodleian Library; rebacked. Two clasps and catches missing. Remains of a rectangular label at the head of the upper cover. Another rectangular paper label bearing a shelfmark ‘M (?)' at the head of the spine. Early manuscript title in brown ink, across the lower edge. Triple fillets form a quadruple frame. Within the outer frame no stamps. Within the following frame cresting and floral rolls. Within the following frame a roll of animals, trees, fences. In the inner rectangle curved-outline tools make up merrythoughts, decorated with thistle and floral stamps; see Kyriß pl. 165, nos 3 and 4; for a similar binding see J‑053.

Size: 309 × 215 × 70 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 190 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly extraction of key words and biblical quotations, in an early German hand that also wrote one of the ownership notes from Wimpfen.

Initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Wimpfen, Baden-Württemberg, Dominicans, Sancta Crux; inscriptions on 11r and 12r in two different early hands: ‘Conuentus Wimpinensis Ordinis Praedicatorum'. ‘Pertinet plebano in ossenna qui(?) accomodauit nunc anno domini 1.5.x. sed anno domini 1.5.17 dono dedit ad [ ]'. Date of acquisition unknown; c.1884 to judge by the shelfmark.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 3Q 5.23.

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