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... In omnes D. Pauli epistolas commentarij.
apud Seb. Gryphium, 1537. The editio princeps of this important commentary on St. Paul's epistles, attributed to Primasius of Hadrumetum by the editor Jean Gagney. It is now believed to be Cassiodorus's revision of a commentary resulting from a compilation produced in the 5th century and revised by a Pelagian (probably Pelagius's follower, Caelestius); Cassiodorus attributed it to Pope Gelasius and revised the Pelagian "errors" he spotted (Hovingh, 10). This theory on authorship was definitively confirmed by an owner of this copy: Alexander Souter (1873-1949), professor at Aberdeen and the author of studies on early Latin commentaries on St. Paul's epistles. For his theory, he relied on => the early 16th-century bibliographical note in this specific copy, which highlights the question and suggests two reasons why the work was not by Primasius, mentioning also the similar case of Pseudo-Jerome (Souter, 321). Provenance: In his work, Souter called this copy "the Hort copy" as it was formerly in the library of F.J.A. Hort (1828-92), professor of divinity at Cambridge, who wrote a major edition of the Greek New Testament and commentaries on Romans and Ephesians. At the time Souter was writing, the copy was in the possession of Joseph Armitage Robinson (1858-1933), Dean of Wells, and the editor and commentator to St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians. => The autographs of the theologians F.J.A. Hort, Joseph Armitage Robinson, and A[lexander] Souter all appear on the volume's fly-leaf, with that leaf's verso also bearing a contemporary bibliographic manuscript note in the same hand … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: PRB&M/SessaBks (Philadelphia Rare Books & MSS Co.) [U.S.A.]

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