Nicolaus Rigaltius / Nicolas Rigault
(1634)

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1634 : RIGALTIUS : Paris : N. Rigault (Rigaltius)  This isn't just a reprint of the Pamelius, but rather really a new edition.  The first real editor to look at all the material we now have and try to make sense of it.  Had access to various collations and tabulated what he used for which work.  Checked

Other copies listed; Oxford Colleges: Corpus, Christ Church, Christ Church (A), Oriel, Queens, Trinity, University

Rigaltius used a collation of a now lost manuscript from Dijon, the Divionensis.  He also used a 'Liber Vrsini' belonging to Fulvio Orsini.  This must likewise have been notes of readings, rather than a manuscript.  Fascinatingly, for De pudicitia he refers also to a Remensis, otherwise unknown.

The copy I examined belongs to Norwich Cathedral.  Size 342mm x 224 mm.  No text on the spine, bound in leather, 6 bind points on the spine.  Crimson all edges.  I hope to have some pictures of pages online in due course.

The first 11 leaves are as follows.

Folio Note
1 End leaf.  Blank both sides
2 Title leaf.  In black in centre:

Q. SEPT. FLORENTIS
TERTVLLANI
OPERA

Verso blank.

3 Black and red title page.  Image online.

Verso has Norwich Cathedral crest.  Otherwise blank.

4 Letter to Cardinal Richeliu, dated 1629.  Continues verso.
5 Continues recto and verso.
6 Continues and ends on recto.

Verso begins LECTORI.  Introduction in italics.

7 Continues + verso.
8 Continues + verso.  Verso ends with imprimatur from Sorbonne.
9 Veterum Scriptorum testimonia quaedam de Tertulliano.  i.e. quotes about Tertullian and his works from antiquity.  Continues verso.
10 Continues + verso.  Ends on verso.
11 SERIES TERTVLLIANI OPERVM quae hac volumine continetur.  Item ex quibus quaeque sint codicibus notabiliter emendata.  i.e. list of contents and manuscripts used.  Continues verso.

The 12th leaf begins the text, and also the page numbers.  A new work sometimes means a new page, but by no means always.  Titles of works are not copied from the original.  Works are printed across the page in a single column with no footnotes.

Page Notes
1 - 45 Apologeticum
46 - 79 Ad Nationes.  Uses '...' where words are illegible in the manuscript.
80 - 85 De testimonio animae.
85 - 88 Ad Scapulam
89 - 103 De spectaculis
104 - 119 De idololatria
120 - 131 De corona
131 - 139 De pallio
139 - 148 De poenitentia
149 - 155 De oratione.  End with words "sed promiscue observatur per ecclesias, quas ........"
155 - 158 Ad martyras
159 - 169 De patientia
170 - 181 De cultu feminarum
182 - 191 Ad uxorem
192 - 204 De virginibus velandis
205 - 230 Adversus Iudaeos
230 - 249 De praescriptione haereticorum
249 - 255 Adversus omnes haereses.  Included in De praescriptio, but separated by the following comment:

Seuentia non leguntur in vetustissimo codice Agobardi.  Quorum haereticorum ...

255 - 265 De baptismo
265 - 288 Adversus Hermogenem
289 - 304 Adversus Valentinianos
304 - 357 De anima
358 - 378 De carne Christi
379 - 430 De resurrectione carnis
430 - 615 Adversus Marcionem
616 - 634 Scorpiace
635 - 663 Adversus Praxeam
664 - 672 De exhortatione castitatis
673 - 688 De monogamia
689 - 700 De fuga in persecutione
701 - 714 DE IEIVNIIS  (This is the title given)
715 - 745 De pudicitia
746 (but labelled 748!) List of lost works:

Desiderantur libri...

747 - 795 Index of scriptural quotations appearing in Tertullian's works:

Index scripturarum sacrarum uti citantur a Tertulliano.

796 Introduction to the dubious works following:  Ad lectorem.....  

The following poems are in two columns.

797 - 807 Incerti auctoris adversus Marcionem libri V.
808 - 811 De iudicio Domini
811 - 812 Genesis
812 - 814 Sodoma
815 - 858 Index of people and places:

Index Rerum Memorabilium

859 - 862 Index of other writers mentioned:

Index Scriptorum Veterem quorum mentio in scriptis Tertulliani.

After this Rigaltius placed his notes.  These refer to the manuscripts (or collations of manuscripts) he used.  I have noted at least one place in each work where he refers to the reading given in a given manuscript.  Unfortunately I did not begin noting this until p.41.

Page Contains MS referred to
None Blank leaf - blank both sides  
None Title leaf, in red and black:

Nicolai Rigaltii Observationes et Notae ad libros Q. Sept. Flor. Tertulliani.

Verso is blank.

 
3 - 12 Apologeticum ?
12 - 15 Ad Nationes ?
15 - 16 De testimonio animae. ?
16 - 17 Ad Scapulam ?
17 - 20 De spectaculis ?
20 - 25 De idololatria ?
25 - 30 De corona ?
30 - 34 De pallio ?
34 - 36 De poenitentia ?
37 - 41 De oratione ?
41 - 42 Ad martyras 41 - Divionensis
42 - 45 De patientia  
45 - 50 De cultu feminarum  
50 - 58 Ad uxorem  
59 - 61 De virginibus velandis 59 - Divionensis, Ursini,
62 - 64 Adversus Iudaeos 62 - Divionensis, Fuldensis
65 - 68 De praescriptione haereticorum 65 - Divionensis
68 - 69 Adversus omnes haereses. 69 - Divionensis
69 - 72 De baptismo  
72 - 74 Adversus Hermogenem  
74 - 80 Adversus Valentinianos  
81 - 88 De anima 82 - Ursini
88 - 90 De carne Christi 88 - Ursini
91 - 95 De resurrectione carnis  
96 - 102 Adversus Marcionem  
102 - 105 Scorpiace  
105 - 106 Adversus Praxeam Liber Vrsini...
106 - 107 De exhortatione castitatis  
107 - 108 De monogamia 108 - Ursini, Divionensis
109 - 110 De fuga in persecutione 109 - Ursini
110 - 113 DE IEIVNIIS 110 - Ursini
113 - 118 De pudicitia 113 - Remensis, 114 - Ursini
118 - 120 Errata for the above:

Excidere Quaedam Praecedentibus

 
120 - 123 A few extra variants.  123 is a recto.  The verso is blank  

The remainder of the volume is as follows:

1 Blank leaf, recto and verso
75 folios Index of Latin used by Tertullian.

Index Glossarum Tertulliani.  

Ends on the verso.

1 Recto:  Tertulliani Omissa.  Verso: ???
1 Recto:  Printers logo.  Verso: blank
1 Blank endleaf

Bibliography

Jean JEHASSE, Religion et politique: Le Tertullien de Nicolas Rigault (1628-1648), in: Actes du colloque de Lyon. Ed. E. BURY et B. MEUNIER, Paris: Cerf (1993), pp. 227-235. Checked.  Discusses various quotations from the notes, and gives more information about Rigault himself.

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