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Contents

Paul of Venice, Super primum Sententiarum Iohannis de Ripa lecturae abbreviatio
(fol.1)

Prologue

Incipit: (prologue) ⟨C⟩irca prologum primi sententiarum queritur primo utrum divina essentia possit esse de immensa natura
Explicit: (prologue)in huiusmodi assensu ad divinam ..... condicionem Quare etc.
Colophon: Explicit abreviatura lecture prologi secundum supersuptilem doctorem M. Johannem de Rippis ordinis minorum facta per sacre theologie reverendum bachalarium fratrem Paulum de Venetiis ordinis heremitarum sancti Augustini scriptaque per me fratrem Johannem de Mediolano de Merliano dum essem Padue studens 1402 die quarta Februarii.
(fol.34v)

Bk.I

Incipit: (text)Circa primam distinctionem in qua magister tractat de frui et uti
Explicit: (text)benefice contemplari nos faciat qui est est via veritas et vita … Amen.Aleluia.
Colophon: Explicit lectura super primo sententiarum doctoris supersubtilis merito nuncupandi magistri Johannis de Ripis ordinis minorum abreviata per sacre theologie bachalarium fratrem Paulum de Venetiis quam scripsi ego frater Johannes de Merliano de Mediolano Anno domini 1402 die 22 Aprilis hora sexte dum essem Padue studens in conventu ordinis heremitarum sanctissimi Augustini.

F. Ruello (ed.), Paulus Venetus: Super primum Sententiarum Johannis de Ripa lecturae abbreviatio. Prologus (Florence, 1980); F. Ruello (ed.), Paulus Venetus: Super primum Sententiarum Johannis de Ripa lecturae : Abbreviatio (2000)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: 2o non
Form: codex
Support: Paper with parchment (partly palimpsest) on the outside and inside of quires; watermarks three mountains, cf Briquet 11750, bow (fol.74, 110, 45 only), cf Briquet 799.
Extent: 117 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 218 × 150 mm.
Dimensions (written): 150 × 100 mm.

Collation

1(12)–9(12), 10(10) (9–10 cancelled) catchwords

Layout

1 col., ca.42–56 long lines. Frame ruling.

Decoration

Blue and red paragraph signs, but no other rubrication.

History

Origin: 1402 ; Italian, Padua

Provenance and Acquisition

Written by Johannnes de Mediolano de Merliano at Padua in 1402.

William Ridler, London bookseller (on whom see Buchanan cat., Introduction, pp. xxii-xxiv) (?): with his (?) pricecode on the upper pastedown.

R. R. Howlett, 1917

Bought at Sotheby's, 6 Dec. 1954, lot 20.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, c. 1954; provenance details revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s; bibliographical references partially updated July 2016.