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Bod-Inc: A-392


De animalibus (trans. Theodorus Gaza).


Analysis of Content

a2r [Table of contents.]

a5r Theodorus Graecus Thessalonicensis [I.e. Theodorus Gaza: Letter for De animalibus addressed to] Sixtus IV, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[L]ycurgum Lacedaemonium, qui leges ciuibus suis constituit, reprehendunt nonnulli . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 840.

b1r Aristoteles: Historia animalium, nine books. ‘De natura animalium.’ Translated with chapter headings by Theodorus [Gaza]. Incipit: ‘[A]nimalium partes aut incompositae sunt quae scilicet in similes sibi partes diuiduntur ut caro in carnes . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 99.

i4v Aristoteles: De partibus animalium. Translated with chapter headings by Theodorus [Gaza]. Incipit: ‘[I]n omni contemplandi genere omnique tum nobiliori, tum ignobiliori docendi uia et ratione . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 699.

m6r Aristoteles: De generatione animalium. Translated with chapter headings by Theodorus [Gaza]. Incipit: ‘[C]um de caeteris animalium partibus tum summatim, tum singulatim seorsum de propriis generis cuiusque dictum iam sit . . .’ See Thorndike–Kibre 289.


Imprint: Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis, for Octavianus Scotus, 9 Aug. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a–q6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ia00976000

GW: GW 2353;

Hain: HC *1703;

Goff: Goff A‑976;

BMC: BMC V 433;

Proctor: Pr 5341;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑681; CIBN A‑522; Rhodes 142; Sheppard 4175.

LCN: 14338661


Copy number: A-392(1)

Bound with A‑100; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 309 × 207 mm.

SHELFMARK: A 1.11(1) Art. Seld.

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