Collecta magistralia per aduentum domini de formatione hominis moralis.

Caracciolo (Roberto)

Collecta magistralia per aduentum domini de formatione hominis moralis.

Description: 35 lines, Gothic type, initials, paragraph-marks, initial-strokes and underlining in red, some of the 4-line initials a little shaky, occasional water-staining (mostly at end), 6 leaves at end with inner margin strengthened, a little marginal worming towards the end, [a10 b-e8 f6 g8 h6, 61 ff. (of 62, lacking initial blank)], 90 x 202m, folio, modern half vellum

Publication Details: [colophon:] Nuremberg: Friedrich Creusner, 1479]

Notes: 16 Advent sermons, in which the individual parts of the body, from head to foot, are treated for man's spiritual and moral development. 'For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another' (Romans xii, 4-5). Caracciolo (1425-95) was one of the greatest preachers of his time, and was in time to become popular in the new medium of print. His style was theatrical, which drew some criticism, notably from Erasmus....more

Bibliography: (ISTC ic00750900)

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Subject: Theology

Published Date: 1479]

Stock Number: 66290

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