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Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo, Disputatio de pace et bello, Epistolae et Orationes(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Roderici Sancii de Arevalo Epistolae et Orationes
Codicology:Vellum, 284 x 210 mm(Content authored by Corpus Christi College) (11.3 x 8.2 in.), ff. 154 + 2, 25 lines to a page. Cent. xv, in a good Roman hand, sometimes passing into Italic. Italian writing and vellum.
Collation: 1 flyleaf, 110-1510 164, 1 flyleaf.
2 fo.: dearum singulare.
Additions:On flyleaf in red: “Tabulam opusculorum et epistolarum huius libri et materias reperies in fine Libri” .
At bottom of f. 1r and on f. 154v and at various places in the book is the name of Thomas Godsalve. 1 On f. 1r Thomas Godsalffi de Norwico Notarius publicus (notary's mark). Lychefelde.
On f. 154v Liber Thome Godsalffi de Norwico olim de Lychefelde, added: sed nunc Petrus hobard de denyngton dominus huius libri 20 die Augusti anno 1567.
On the last flyleaf is stuck a slip of parchment: henry blower fre of ... wax chandelowr in S. marget moyses parishe in fridaye strete.
The author, Rodericus Sancius de Arevalo, Bishop of Calahorra, flourished in 1468, wrote de Rebus Hispanis, and was a considerable patron of literature.
The letters of Pomponius Laetus to Rodericus, and the answers of the latter (nos. 17-24), were printed from this MS. by Creighton (History of the Papacy III 276).
Foliation: ff. a-b + i + 1-154 + ii + c-d(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Language: Latin.(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Contents
1.
1r-63r
Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo and Bartolomeo Platina, Disputatio de pace et bello(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Roderici [de Arevalo episcopi] Caligaritani disputatio de pace et bello (Content authored by Nasmith)
Item 1 has a very good initial in gold with white branch work, and grounds of green, red, blue, dotted with white, extending up and down the L. side. Smaller initials of the same type occur at the divisions of no. 1 and at the beginning of 2
The divisions of no. 1 are
1r
Prologue
2v
Platyne tractatus de laudibus pacis
15v
Rodorici Commendatio armorum
45r
Secunda pars
Most of this section is in a hand approaching Italic
2.
63r-74r
Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo, Oratio ad suscipiendum iustum bellum contra Turcum(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Ejusdem oratio exhortatoria ad bellum in Turcas suscipiendum (Content authored by Nasmith)
Hanc orationem excipit SYLLOGE EPISTOLARUM, quarum notitiam ex rubricis codicis desumptam apposui(Content authored by Nasmith)
The first hand is resumed on f. 63r
3.
74v-75v
Letter of George of Trebizond to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola doctissimi viri Georgii Trapezuntii ad Rodericum episcopum et castellanum, in qua eum plurimum commendat, et deplorat incommoda captivitatis suae, et precatur eundem episcopum ut significet causas suae incarcerationis et calamitatis (Content authored by Nasmith)
4.
75v-79r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to George of Trebizond (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem Georgium Trapezuntium, in qua ostendit causas suae captivitatis, et arguit eos qui obloquuntur et detrahunt principibus, quare concilium salubre dat eidem Georgio ut quam ocius liberetur (Content authored by Nasmith)
5.
79r-79v
Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Platinae ad Rodericum episcopum Caligaritanum, castellanum S. Angeli, exhortatoria, ut ad eum in carcere vinctum scribat consolationum remedia contra vincula, dolores corporis et alias mundi molestias (Content authored by Nasmith)
6.
79v-84r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani consolatoria, ostendens hujus seculi flagella medicinam esse et signa verae salutis, et quod plurima bona pariunt tales adversitates, presertim dolor corporis, vincula quae animum non laedunt praesertim sapientis, et hortatur ad constantiam (Content authored by Nasmith)
7.
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Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Bartolomei Platinae ad Rodericum castellanum, quem plurimum laudat de doctrina et humanitate ad miseros, et agit gratias de remediis ad ejus infelicitates (Content authored by Nasmith)
8.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici castellani ad Platinam responsiva, arguens amicum assentantem simul et laudantem, et ostendit propter quae verae laudes dicantur (Content authored by Nasmith)
9.
86v-88v
Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Bartolomei Platinae ad Rodericum castellanum, in qua miserabiliter conqueritur contra fortunam, quae eum bonis artibus deditum suis percusserit malis, quod attribuit iniquae suae constellationi, et desperare videtur (Content authored by Nasmith)
10.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem Platinam responsiva, in qua agit quomodo catholice loquendum sit de fortuna et fato, et quod astra non necessitant ad hosce sinistros eventus (Content authored by Nasmith)
11.
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Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Bartolomei Platinae ad eundem Rodericum castellanum, deplorans infirmitates captivitatem et infortunia sua, quae dicit non posse curari verbis (Content authored by Nasmith)
12.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani responsiva, quod licet aliquid dolores corporis intellectum impediunt, qui tamen intense Deum amat et speculativis intendit, non sentit has passiones corporis, et de causis quare boni has molestias patiuntur (Content authored by Nasmith)
13.
95v-97r
Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Bartolomei Platinae ad eundem Rodericum castellanum, in qua superatum se asserit rationibus castellani, manent tamen aliquae molestiae reliquiae, quibus petit adhiberi consolationis remedia (Content authored by Nasmith)
14.
97r-101v
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem Platinam responsiva, in qua dicit praedictas reliquias passionum et infelicitatum humanarum difficulter curari posse, veluti ex debilitate et pronitate ad malum provenientes, et tangit egregie omnes passiones animi, adhibens contra illas remedia (Content authored by Nasmith)
15.
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Letter of Bartolomeo Platina to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Bartolomei Platinae ad eundem Rodericum castellanum, eum commendans de doctrina et humanitate, tandem exhortatur ut scribat, quo antidoto possit curare passiones animi, videlicet gaudium, spem, dolorem et metum, et quid opponatur istis passionibus, et unde oriuntur (Content authored by Nasmith)
16.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Bartolomeo Platina (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici Caliguritani ad Bartolomeum Platinam responsiva, primo eum commendat de elegantia sermonis, tandem agit de singulis animi passionibus, et de earum ortu, et quid eis opponatur, et de medela ad eas curandas, et de quibusdam utilitatibus quas in animum afferunt (Content authored by Nasmith)
17.
111v-113r
Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Pomponii oratoris eloquentissimi ad Rodericum episcopum et castellanum, in qua commendat quaedam opuscula ejusdem episcopi, presertim libellum ab eo editum de peste an fugienda sit (Content authored by Nasmith)
18.
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Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Pomponii ad eundem Rodericum episcopum de laudibus, signanter de clementia sanctissimi domini nostri Pauli II (Content authored by Nasmith)
19.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Pomponio Leto (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi Caliguritani ad Pomponium, in qua eum consolatur de calamitatibus, et quomodo virtus crescit in adversis (Content authored by Nasmith)
20.
115v-117v
Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Pomponii ad eundem Rodericum episcopum, in qua agit gratias de solamine epistolarum suarum, quibus se adjutum plurimum dicit (Content authored by Nasmith)
21.
117v-119v
Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Pomponii ad eundem Rodericum episcopum et castellanum, in qua plurimum commendat tractatum per eundem episcopum editum contra Basilienses et contra electionem per eos factam ad papatum in personam Amodei (Content authored by Nasmith)
22.
119v-120r
Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Pomponii ad eundem Rodericum episcopum, in qua etsi solitudinem dicit peculium poetarum, solitudinem tamen cum reclusione non laudat (Content authored by Nasmith)
23.
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Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Pomponio Leto (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani responsiva ad eundem Pomponium, in qua solitudinem veluti aptam contemplationi et otio plurimum laudat, et quomodo sapiens non est solus, nec menti angustia obest (Content authored by Nasmith)
24.
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Letter of Pomponio Leto to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Pomponii ad eundem Rodericum episcopum, in qua dicit solitudinem esse utilem cum libertate sed molestam cum captivitate, et lamentatur de ejus reclusione (Content authored by Nasmith)
25.
124r-124v
Letter of Lucido Fazini to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Lucidi Latini ad Rodericum episcopum et castellanum excusatoria quod non scripsit, et exhortatur ut ilium calamitosum suis literis consoletur (Content authored by Nasmith)
26.
124v-126r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Lucido Fazini (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici castellani ad Lucidum, in qua eum consolatur exhortaturque ad patientiam in adversis et animi magnitudinem omnem fortunae impetum superantem (Content authored by Nasmith)
27.
126r-126v
Letter of Lucido Fazini to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Lucidi ad eundem castellanum, in qua agit gratias de antidotis consolationum suarum et iterum exhortatur ut ad eum scribat (Content authored by Nasmith)
28.
126v-130r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Lucido Fazini (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici ad eundem Lucidum, in qua ait eum tam mirificas laudes non mereri, et ibi pulchra contra adulationem; tandem pulchra adducit de retribuendo benefactoribus, rursus scribit ei certa consolationis genera quae omnem moestitiam levant (Content authored by Nasmith)
29.
130r-133v
Letter of Lucido Fazini to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ornatissima Lucidi ad eundem Rodericum castellanum de laudibus suis, in qua brevi virtutes et opera ejus narrat (Content authored by Nasmith)
30.
133v-135v
Letter of Antonio Caffarelli to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio Cafarelis ad Rodericum episcopum et castellanum, in qua eum plurimum commendat, signanter de humanitate erga omnes cives Romanos quos in sua habet custodia (Content authored by Nasmith)
31.
135v-136v
Letter of Agostino Maffei to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Augustini Maffei Patricii ad Rodericum episcopum et castellanum, in qua eum laudat de doctrina et virtute, tandem transmittit ei libellum de gestis et opusculis ejusdem episcopi a Pomponio viro eloquentissimo editum (Content authored by Nasmith)
32.
136v-138r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Agostino Maffei (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem Augustinum, in qua indignum se ait tot praeclaris laudibus, easque pro monitione recipit, ut talis sit qualem describunt ipsi Augustinus et Pomponius (Content authored by Nasmith)
33.
138r-138v
Letter of Agostino Campano to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola eloquentissimi viri Agostini Campani ad Reverendum Patrem Rodericum episcopum Caliguritanum et castellanum, in qua quaerit an somnia habeant aliquid veritatis propter antiquorum exempla quibus legitur somnia maxima futura praenuntiasse (Content authored by Nasmith)
34.
138v-143r
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Agostino Campano (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem Campanum responsiva, in qua pulchra de somniis adducit, specialiter septem causas propter quas omnia somnia hominibus accidunt (Content authored by Nasmith)
35.
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Letter of Agostino Campano to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola Campani ad eundem episcopum et castellanum, in qua plurimum epistolam precedentem commendat, et fatetur plene satisfecisse dubitationi suae erga somnia et effectus eorum (Content authored by Nasmith)
36.
144v-146v
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Agostino Campano (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem episcopi et castellani ad eundem Campanum, consolatur eum multipliciter propter carceris miserias, et adducit utilitates quae ex captivitate proveniunt, et quod sapiens captivus esse non potest (Content authored by Nasmith)
37.
146v-148r
Letter of Agostino Campano to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Campani ad eundem episcopum et castellanum in qua eum commendat de humanitate et doctrina, et extollit opusculum a dicto episcopo editum de differentia principatus imperatoris et regis (Content authored by Nasmith)
38.
148r-148v
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Agostino Campano (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Roderici episcopi ad eundem Campanum, in qua eum exhortatur ut librum ab eo editum de monarchia perlegat, et si quid dignum reprehensione viderit, emendet (Content authored by Nasmith)
39.
148v-149v
Letter of Agostino Campano to Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Campani ad eundem episcopum et castellanum, in qua ultra carceris miserias febres et dolores pati conqueritur, et ni antidotis consolationum ejusdem episcopi adjutus esset, putat eum obiisse (Content authored by Nasmith)
40.
149v-150v
Letter of Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo to Pope Paul II (Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Epistola ejusdem Roderici episcopi ad Sanctissimum Dominum Paulum II. regratiatoria promotionis suae ad ecclesiam Zamorensem (Content authored by Nasmith)
41.
150v-151v
Rodrigo S nchez de Ar valo, Thanksgiving oration to Pope Paul II(Content authored by Corpus Christi College)
Oratio ejusdem Roderici episcopi et castellani ad eundem sanctissimum Dominum Paulum II. in visitatione ejusdem pontificis, gratias agens de translatione ad ecclesiam Caliguritanam (Content authored by Nasmith)
The table, in Italic hand, is on f. 152r
1  On Godsalve see Bale Cent. xii 43, and Index passim