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Title
Petrus Iudouicus Maldura in vitam Sancti Rochi contra pestem epidimie apud d[omi]n[u]m dignissimi intercessoris unacu[m] eiusdem officio
Vita S. Rochi
Name/Creator
Diedo, Francesco, d. 1484, creator
Peter, von Friedberg, fl. 1493-1500
Maldura, Petrus Ludovicus.
Gresemund, Dietrich, ca. 1477-1512
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1163091 
Location
Networked Resource

Countway Medicine
Place of Origin
[Mainz
Publisher
Peter von Friedberg
Language
Latin
Description
[24] p. ; 19 cm. (4to)
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
WZ 230 D559v 1494
Subject
Rochus , Saint , ca. 1350-ca. 1380 ;  GermanyMainz

Category
Early Printed Books

Plague

Note
P. [2] and p. [24] blank.

Title page woodcut depicts Saint Rochus with an open sore resulting from plague. An angel ministers to him and a dog offers the saint a loaf of bread.

Includes Dietrich Gresemund Jr.'s Carmen elegiacum ad huius libri lectorem in laudem Sancti Rochi. Also includes Missa de S. Rocho.

Wrongly ascribed on t.p. to Petrus Ludovicus Maldura, who only wrote a postscript to the original edition, Milan 1479.
Other Title
  Missa de S. Rocho
Other Title


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