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tia00477000

Text-inc Id:
tia00477000
Bod-inc Id:
A-205
Headings:
Alliaco, Petrus de Imago mundi et tractatus alii.
Analysis of content:
  1. [*1v] [Alliaco, Petrus de]: Imago mundi. [Introduction.] Ymago mundi, ed. Edmond Buron (Paris, 1930), I 126.
  2. [*2r] [Eight woodcut astronomical and geographical maps with explanations.] ed. Buron, I 128-42.
  3. a1v [Biographical note on Petrus de Alliaco and table of contents.] ed. Buron, I 148-50.
  4. a2r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: Imago mundi. [Prologue.] ed. Buron, I 152.
  5. a2r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: Imago mundi. [Table of contents.] ed. Buron, I 152-6.
  6. a3r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: Imago mundi. ‘Tabule.’ ed. Buron, I 158-62.
  7. a4r Alliaco, Petrus de: Imago mundi. ed. Buron, I 164-344, II 346-496. For early editions see Tschackert 357. Text dated 12 Aug. 1410.
  8. e2r Alliaco, Petrus de: ‘Epilogus Mappe mundi.’ ed. Buron, II 498-548. For early editions see Tschackert 357.
  9. e7r Alliaco, Petrus de: De legibus et sectis contra superstitiosos astronomos. Incipit: ‘[C]ontemplacio conditoris in suis operibus et specialiter in celestibus corporibus manifeste refulget . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358. Text dated 24 Dec. 1410.
  10. g4v Alliaco, Petrus de: [Letter of dedication] addressed to Johannes XXIII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘Nuper, beatissime pater, antequam vestra appostolica sublimitas me seruorum suorum infimum in cardinalem sancte Romane ecclesie nominaret . . .’
  11. g5r Alliaco, Petrus de: Exhortatio ad concilium generale super kalendarii correctione. Incipit: ‘[Q]vanta diligentie cura olim fuerit ecclesie christiane de obseruatione paschali et quadragesimalis ieiunii aliarumque festiuitatum solemnium . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358.
  12. h2v [Alliaco, Petrus de]: [Table for calculating the date of Easter.]
  13. h2v Alliaco, Petrus de: Tractatus de vero ciclo lunari. Incipit: ‘[A]d huius artificii declarationem sciendum est quod licet Romani et alie nationes vtantur annis et mensibus solaribus, tamen arabes a lune motu annos et menses lunares voluerunt nominare . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358.
  14. h6r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: [Letter] to Johannes XXIII, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[S]vpplicant vestre sanctitati plures vestri ac sancte matris ecclesie deuoti filii . . .’
  15. h6v Johannes XXIII, Pont. Max.: [Letter.] Incipit: ‘[Q]vanta diligentie cura olim fuerit ecclesie de obseruatione paschali et quadragesimalis ieiunii ecclesiastica docet hystoria. Nunc vero . . .’
  16. h7r [Table of contents for the following treatise.] ed. Buron, III 552-4.
  17. h7v Alliaco, Petrus de: Compendium cosmographiae (tractatus duo). ed. Buron, III 556-730. For early editions see Tschackert 360.
  18. aa1r Alliaco, Petrus de: Vigintiloquium de concordia astronomicæ veritatis cum theologia. Incipit: ‘[P]rimum secundum philosophum omne verum omni vero consonat . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358 Text dated Cologne 1414.
  19. bb6r Alliaco, Petrus de: Concordantia astronomicae veritatis et narrationis historicae. Incipit: ‘Notandum est quod in tractatu de concordia theologie et astronomie et consequenter in tractatu . . . ’ For early editions see Tschackert 358.
  20. dd8r [Alliaco, Petrus de]: Elucidarium astronomicae concordiae cum theologia et historica veritate. Incipit: ‘[T]ibi diligentius perscrutanti astronomorum dicta clarius innotuit veritas super aliquibus . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358.
  21. gg6r Alliaco, Petrus de: Apologetica defensio astronomicae veritatis. Incipit: ‘[Q]uerunt aliqui de natiuitate Christi vel Marie matris eius, vtrum subiecta fuerit astrorum legibus . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358. Text dated Cologne 26 Sept. 1414.
  22. gg8v Alliaco, Petrus de: Secunda apologetica defensio astronomicae veritatis. Incipit: ‘[S]epe et multum hoc mecum cogitaui, cur magni doctores theologi etiam in scientiis mathematicis peritissimi . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358. Text dated Cologne 3 Oct. 1414.
  23. hh3r Alliaco, Petrus de: Tractatus de concordia discordantium astronomorum. Incipit: ‘[D]e concordia discordantium astronomorum super significationibus triplicitatum signorum zodiaci et applicationibus eorum ad partes terre . . .’ For early editions see Tschackert 358.
  24. ii4v Gerson, Johannes: Trigilogium(!) astrologiae theologisatae. Dedicated to Charles, Dauphin of France (later Charles VII). Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 501, 90-109. Text dated Lyons 1419.
  25. kk5r Gerson, Johannes: Contra superstitiosam dierum observationem. Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 503, 116-21.
  26. kk6v Gerson, Johannes: [Contra superstitionem sculpturae leonis.] ‘(Propositiones) aduersus doctrinam cuiusdam medici in Montepessulano sculpentis in immismate [numismate] figuram leonis cum certis caracteribus pro curatione renum.’ Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 506, 131-4.
  27. kk8r Gerson, Johannes: [De observatione dierum quantum ad opera.] ‘Opusculum contra supersticiosos dierum obseruatores.’ Gerson, Oeuvres, X no. 505, 128-30.
Imprint:
[Louvain: Johannes de Westfalia, c.1477-83]. Folio. Dated in HPT II 436, 466.
Collation:
[*6]; a–k8 l4; aa–ii8 kk10. On [*2r]–[*5v] eight woodcut astronomical and geographical maps; two woodcut diagrams on h6r, woodcut diagrams on k7r, bb5r, ee2r-v, ff6r, and hh4r.
References:
Source: Bodleian ISTC: ia00477000 HC 836* = H 837; Goff A‑477; BMC IX 146; Pr 9258; BSB‑Ink P‑321; Campbell 143; Campbell, Maps, 15; CIBN A‑250; Hillard 77; HPT II 436; ILC 215; Oates 3737; Rhodes 60; Sack, Freiburg, 2756; Sheppard 7105-7. LCN: 14293003, 14293018, 14293041
Copies:
  1. A-205(1) First copy Wanting the blank leaves [*6] and kk10; wanting f5, which is supplied in manuscript by a sixteenth/seventeenth-century hand; kk9 is mutilated. Binding: Seventeenth-century English calf; on both covers double fillets form a border; on the edges of the boards a gilt single fillet. Size: 274 × 200 × 42 mm. Size of leaf: 267 × 184 mm. Early foliation and marginal notes, some in the hand of John Dee. On l4v a version of the prophecy of the Lily, the Lion, and the Son of Man is added in an early English hand, incipit: ‘In historia almannicorum sicut Merlinus in historia britonum: Lilium in meliori parte multis annis remanebit. Veniet in terra leonis, stabit in regno inter spinas regni sui . . .'; see Catalogue of Romances in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum, ed. H. L. D. Ward and others (London, 1883-1900) I 314 and Julia C. Crick, The Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth, III, A Summary Catalogue of the Manuscripts (Cambridge, 1989), 100, no. 61. The same hand has written the beginning of the same text on kk9r. Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red. Provenance: John Dee (1527-1608); John Dee's Library Catalogue, ed. Julian Roberts & Andrew G. Watson (London, 1990), no. 272 and note on p. 86; on [*1r]: ‘Joannes Dee meus est verus dominus' and on a1r: ‘Joannes Dee 1557. 28. May'. Stanneer (fl. 1647). William Lilly (1602-1681); on [*1r]: ‘Sum Gulielmi Lilly Liber ex dono Domini Stanneer 1647. 29° Martij'. Elias Ashmole (1617-1692). On kk9r old shelfmark ‘A.5.B'. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1692. Transferred to the Bodleian Library in 1860. SHELFMARK: Ashm. 573.
  2. A-205(2) Second copy Wanting [*1], the blank leaf [*6] and a1, l4, kk1, kk7, and kk9, also the blank leaf kk10; kk8 is mutilated. A strip is cut out of the margin of h2. Binding: Seventeenth-century calf; on both covers triple fillets form a border; triple vertical fillets divide the covers into a narrow and a wide rectangle; on the edges of the boards a floral tool. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of the upper cover. Size: 273 × 202 × 40 mm. Size of leaf: 268 × 194 mm. Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 19: ‘Pet. Cameracensis. De sectis contra superstitiosos Astronomos, et Cosmographia. -1419.' Presented in 1659. SHELFMARK: H 1. 13 Art. Seld.
  3. A-205(3) Third copy Wanting [*1-6] and the blank leaf kk10. Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; gold-tooled spine; bound for the Bodleian Library. Size: 271 × 192 × 30 mm. Size of leaf: 269 × 183 mm. Early marginal notes (mainly chapter headings). Provenance: Probably the copy mentioned in the Benefactors' Register I 15: ‘Imago mundi fo.' given in 1600 by William Gent (fl. 1562-1611). Acquired by 1605; see James, Catalogus (1605), 285: ‘Cosmographia'; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 38. SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 3.17.