Conpendiu[m] theoloice veritatis.

Accession number: 
PML 77823.3
Hugo, Argentinensis, approximately 1210-approximately 1270.
[Cologne] : N[icolaus] G[ötz], [about 1475].
[148] leaves ; 29 cm (fol.)
Credit Line: 
Purchased on the L.C. Harper Fund, 1983.

Authorship formerly attributed to Albertus Magnus but now to Hugo Argentinensis or Hugo Ripelin von Strassburg, see Verfasserlexikon IV:252-66.
Title from tabula (leaf [1]/1r).
Colophon (leaf [15]/7v): Explicit co[m]pendiu[m] theoloice veritatis. Amen. Spes mea sola in virgi[ni]s gr[ati]a. N G"
Printed in Nicolaus Götz's type 1:98G.
Collation: [1-14¹⁰ 15⁸]: 148 leaves, leaf [15]/8 blank.
Paper format: Chancery folio
PML copy leaf dimensions: 28.5 x 21 cm.
PML copy missing 1 leaf: [15]/8 (blank). Several leaves at end damaged due to former chain attachment.

Variant Title: 

Compendium theologicae veritatis


Hand decoration: Rubricated, red lombards, paragraph marks (C-type), and capital strokes (rubrication same in all three works in PML 77823). Annotations: Contemporary note ascribing authorship to Egidius Romanus based on Trithemius (leaf [1]/1r): Compendiu[m] istius theolog[iae] verita[tis] [com]positu[m] est p[er] Egidium Romanu[m] Archiepiscopu[m] [etc.] Qui claruit 1280 teste Trite[n]hemio. Manuscript quire signatures, mostly trimmed. No marginal notations. Titles of volume contents on foredge.

Gabriel of Fritzlar, inscription on reinforcement of leather knot tab: "Fr. Gabriel Frideslariensis An[n]o 1633 16 May;" shelf mark, unidentified: black ink stamped S surmounted by crown (bottom panel of spine); Walter Goldwater (1907-1985), bookplate (front pastedown); his sale, Swann Galleries, 1 Dec. 1983, lot 110; Pierpont Morgan Library, purchased from Swann Galleries, 1 Dec. 1983.