Jncipit · Roseu[m] Memoriale Diuinoru[m] eloquiorum : Noui uidelic[et] ac Veteris testamenti compe[n]diose contentiuum singuloru[m] totius biblie principaliores materias capituloru[m] copiose per carmina expressans. Adiunctis nihilominus q[uamque] breuissimis atq[ue] optimis quattuor Euangelistarum concordancijs Juxta diui aurelij Augnstini [sic] in de co[n]sensu Euangelistaru[m] traditionem.

Petrus, von Rosenheim, approximately 1380-1433 [Browse]
Uniform title
Nuremberg : Friedrich Creussner, 1493.
[56] leaves : Init. (woodcut) ; 2 cm (4to)


Former owner
Rare books genre
  • Title from title page on leaf A1 recto.
  • Imprints from colophon on leaf G8 recto, which reads in full: Explicit Roseum memoriale diuinoru[m] elo=quiorum Noui v[idelicet] ac Veteris Testamenti [com]pendiose [con]tentiuu[m] singuloru[m] totius biblie principaliores materias capitulorum copiose carminibus ex pressans : Adiunctis nihilomin[us] q[uamque] breuissimis at[que] optimis quattuor Euangelistaru[m] co[n]cordantijs Juxta diui Aurelij Augustini in de consensu Eua[n]gelestaru[m] tradito[rum] Jmpressum in famosa ciuitate Nurm[em]bergensi [sic] p[er] Fridericum Kreusner Anno .
  • Metrical paraphrase of the Bible.
  • Large woodcut initial "J" on leaf A1 recto.
  • Spaces left blank for initials, mostly with printed guide letter.
  • Signatures: A-G⁸. First leaf A1 unsigned; leaf B2 signed "A ij."
Binding note
HSVR copy: 19th-century gilt purple moroco, gilt arms of Joachim Gómez de la Cortina, marqués de Morante, in the center, his crowned ciphers in the corners, gilt-lettered spine title, all edges gilt.
Title page, A1r; Petrus de Rosenheim [Rosenhaym, Rosenheym]. [Preface addressed to] Cardinal Branda Castiglione, A2r-A3v; Petrus de Rosenheim. Prologus metricus, incipit "[R]ore tuo C[hriste] riga. mentem mihi lustra", A4r-A5r; Petrus de Rosenheim. Canons, A5v-A6v, A6v-A8r; Petrus de Rosenheim. [Verse for the Old and the New Testament], 46 and 27 hexameters respectively, A8v-B1r, B1r-v; Petrus de Rosenheim. Tetrasticon operis, B1v-B2r; [Table of alphabetical references for each book of the Bible], B2r; Petrus de Rosenheim. Roseum memoriale divinorum eloquiorum, B2r-F8v; Petrus de Rosenheim. [Destinatio operis], incipit "[D]E petra suxi [sic] petrus memoranda reduxi", 27 lines of verse, F8v; [Aurelius] Augustinus [Hipponensis] . [Concordance for the Evangelists], G1r-G8r; colophon, G8r.
HSVR copy Provenance: From the libraries of Joachim Gómez de la Cortina, marqués de Morante (his booklabel on front pastedown), René della Faille (sale 25.III.1878), Ant. van Bellemer (purchase note of 1878), C. Reitmayer (bookplate) and Georges Petit (purchase note of June 1929).
  • BM 15th cent., II, 454
  • BN cat. des incun., P-271
  • Bod-inc, P-216
  • BSB-Ink, P-364
  • Goff, R338
  • GW, M32726
  • Hain-Copinger, 13991
  • ISTC, ir00338000
  • Oates, 1061
Place name(s)
Germany Nuremberg.
Other title(s)
  • Incipit roseum memoriale divinorum eloquiorum
  • Bible. Latin. Paraphrases. 1493.
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