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Bod-Inc: A-361

Apollonius Rhodius

Argonautica [Greek].


Analysis of Content

Α1r Prolegomena. Scholia in Apollonium Rhodium vetera, ed. C. Wendel (Berlin, 1935), 1-4. Following Wendel's numbering, the prolegomena occur in the order Aa, Ba, Bb, Ab. C is not included.

Α2r Apollonius Rhodius: ’ Τω̂ν Ἀργοναυτικω̂ν ’. Edited by Johannes Lascaris. Argonautiques, ed. F. Vian, 3 vols (Paris, 1974-81). On the editing see letter to Lascaris from Marcus Musurus, printed in Pausanius (Venice: Aldus, 1516), see Legrand, Bibl. hell., I 146.

Α2r Scholia vetera. Scholia in Apollonium Rhodium vetera, ed. Wendel. A compilation of scholia based on those by Lucillus, Sophocles, and Theon. The edition of the scholia is partly based on Florence, Biblioteca Laurenziana, MS. 31, 11. On the transmission: see C. Wendel, ‘Die Überlieferung der Scholien zu Apollonius von Rhodos', Abhandlungen der Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-historische Klasse, 3rd Ser., 1 (Berlin, 1932), 18-21.


Imprint: Florence: [Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus], 1496. 4°.


Collation: α–θ Ι κ–φ8 χ4.


ISTC: ia00924000

GW: GW 2271;

Hain: HC *1292;

Goff: Goff A‑924;

BMC: BMC VI 667;

Proctor: Pr 6407;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑650; CIBN A‑478; Legrand, Bibl. hell., I 42; Oates 2439-40; Sheppard 5198-9; Rhodes 115.

LCN: 14269027


Copy number: A-361(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century English blind-tooled mottled calf; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 236 × 178 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 229 × 154 mm.

Provenance: Probably bequeathed to the Bodleian Library by Thomas Marshall (1621-1685) as indicated by its former Bodleian shelfmark, ‘Mar. 124'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 4.3.

Copy number: A-361(2)

Binding: French nineteenth-century blue morocco by Thibaron-Joly.

Size: 245 × 175 × 28 mm.

Size of leaf: 235 × 157 mm.

A running heading added in contemporary red ink numbers the books with Greek letters.

Provenance: Bought from Damascène Morgand on 14 Jan. 1892 for Fr. 159 by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); bill kept with the book; Elenchus, no. 252. Bequeathed in 1914.


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