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Bod-Inc: A-015

Acro, Helenius [pseudo-]

Commentaria in Horatii opera.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Acro, Helenius [pseudo-]: [Vita Horatii.] Pseudacron, Scholia in Horatium vetustiora, ed. Otto Keller, 2 vols (Leipzig, 1902-4), I 2-3.

[a2r] Acro, Helenius [pseudo-]: [Expositio metrica.] Pseudacron, Scholia, I 4-12.

[a3v] Acro, Helenius [pseudo-]: [Vita Horatii.] Pseudacron, Scholia, I 1-2.

[a4v] Acro, Helenius [pseudo-]: [Expositio in Horatium.] Commentary on Carmina I 1-38, II 1-20, III 1-30, IV 1-15 (Pseudacron, Scholia, I 13-376), Epod. 1-17 (Pseudacron, Scholia, I 377-464: Expositio et Scholia), Carmen sæculare (Pseudacron, Scholia, I 469-80), De arte poetica (Pseudacron, Scholia, II 309-79), Sermones I 1-10, II 1-8 (Pseudacron, Scholia, II 1-204). There is no commentary on the Epistles; see Gottfried Noske, Quaestiones pseudacroneae (D.Phil. thesis, Munich, 1969), 117-18.


Imprint: Milan: Antonius Zarotus, 13 Aug. 1474. 4°.


Collation: [a–o10 p8].


ISTC: ia00040500

Hain: H 8876 (II);

Goff: Goff H‑446 (II);

BMC: BMC VI 711;

Proctor: Pr 5783;

Others: CIBN A‑18; Ganda 26; Sheppard 4833.

LCN: 14333043


Copy number: A-015(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1] and leaf [a2], which is supplied in handwritten facsimile.

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; according to Morelli the previous binding was French.

Size: 266 × 198 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 257 × 178 mm.

A few marginal notes in a sixteenth-century hand. On [p7v] and [p8r] pen-trials. On [p8v] ‘Carissimo et amantissimo mj mio patre ve auiso come sono sano per gratia de idio ed il simile spero de voi tuti de casa vale.’

Provenance: Maffeo Pinelli (1735-1785); see Morelli (1787), III 6300 and sale (1789), lot 11203. Purchased through Peter Elmsley for £1. 18. 0: see the annotated sale catalogue and Books Purchased (1789), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.16.

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