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Martyrologium (ed. Bellinus de Padua).


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.] ‘Martyrologium secundum morem Romane curie. Cum priuilegio'.

[*1v] ‘Festorum mobilium canon'.

[*1v] ‘Nouiluniorum canon'.

[*1v] ‘Carmina docentia per nouilunia inuenire pascha'.

[*2r] ‘Prefatio'. Incipit: ‘[N]otandum quod licet multi dederint operam ad compillandum martyrologium . . .’

[*2r] Chromatius [pseudo-]; Heliodorus [pseudo-]: ‘Epistola . . . de opere martyrologii colligendo' [addressed to] Hieronymus. PL XXX 435-6; É. Amann, Le Protévangile de Jacques et ses remaniements latins (Paris, 1910), 272-7; CPL 633, epist. 48-9.

[*2v] Hieronymus: ‘Responsio' [addressed to] Chromatius and Heliodorus. PL XXX 435-6.

[*3r] Beda [pseudo-]; Augustinus [pseudo-]: ‘Prefatio que in pluribus libris ascribitur Bede super opere martyrologii, plures autem ipsam exceptam dicunt ex libris beati Augustini'. Usuard, Le Martyrologe. Texte et commentaire, ed. J. Dubois, Subsidia Hagiographica, 40 (Brussels, 1965), 146; see also E. A. Overgaauw, Martyrologes manuscrits des anciens diocèces d'Utrecht et de Liège: étude sur le développement et la diffusion du Martyrologe d'Usuard (Hilversum, 1993).

[*3v] ‘Rubrica lune'.

[*3v] ‘De arte inueniendi qualiter sit pronuncianda luna qualibet die secundum numerum suprascriptum singulis litteris in martyrologio et ubi singulis annis littera mutetur'.

a1r Usuardus: Martyrologium. Edited by Bellinus de Padua, as stated in the heading and in the colophon. Incipit: ‘[C]ircumcisio domini nostri Jesu Christi. Rome sancti Almachii martyris . . .’ Year from 1 Jan. to 31 Dec. Usuard, Le Martyrologie, 152-364, 147-51, with variations and additions.

k4v ‘Lectiones per totum annum ad absolutionem capituli'.

k8r [Short responsories, ‘ad tertiam', ‘ad sextam', and ‘ad nonam', throughout the liturgical year.]


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Emericus, de Spira for Lucantonio Giunta, 15 Oct. 1498. 4°.


Collation: [*4] a–k8 l4.


ISTC: iu00080500

Hain: HC 16114;

BMC: BMC V 540;

Proctor: Pr 5500;

Others: Essling 1171; Sander 4411; Sheppard 4566.

LCN: 14550153


Copy number: U-013(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half blind-tooled calf over brown cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 225 × 162 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 220 × 152 mm.

The name of Thomas of Canterbury on k3v and the word ‘papa' throughout deleted in brown ink or erased.

Provenance: Probably an early provenance cut out from the lower margin of [*2]. John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 31 (‘Martyrologium secundum Eccłiam Romanam'). Presented in 1659.

SHELFMARK: 4° M 6A Th. Seld.

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