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Bod-Inc: A-425


Rhetorica (trans. Guilelmus de Moerbeka).


Analysis of Content

A2r Alfarabius (Abû Na r Mu ammad B. Mu ammad B. Tarkhân B. Awzalagh Al-fârâbî): ‘Declaratio compendiosa super libris Rhetoricorum.’ Edited by Lancillotus de Zerlis. [Translated by Hermannus de Schildesche [Alemannus].] Incipit: ‘[N]os autem erimus contenti isto modo, quod memorabimur tractatus . . .’ See W. F. Bogess, ‘Hermannus Alemannus's rhetorical translations', Viator, 2 (1971), 227-36.

A10v [Note on the editor.]

a1r Aristoteles: Rhetorica. [Translated by Guilelmus de Moerbeka.] Rhetorica, ed. Bernhardus Schneider, AL 31/1-2 (1978), 159-321. On the translation see Grabmann, Forschungen, 242-3 and AL (1957), I 77. On Moerbeka's translation see Minio-Paluello, ‘Moerbeke, William of', DSB IX 434-40.

f1r Hermannus [de Schildesche] Alemannus: [Note on his edition.] De arte poetica, ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 33 (1968), 41.

f1r Averroes (Ibn Rushd): ‘Determinatio in poetria Aristotiles.’ Translated by Hermannus [de Schildesche] Alemannus. De arte poetica, ed. L. Minio-Paluello, AL 33 (1968), 41-74. See AL (1957), I 103.


Imprint: Venice: Filippo de Pietro, 22 June 1481. Folio.


Collation: A10 a–f8 g6.


ISTC: ia01046000

GW: GW 2478;

Hain: HC 1681 = H *821;

Goff: Goff A‑1046;

BMC: BMC V 222;

Proctor: Pr 4282;

Others: BSB‑Ink A‑719; CIBN A‑536; Sheppard 3453.

LCN: 14385195


Copy number: A-425(1)

Bound with A‑095; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 310 × 205 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf A1.

Provenance: Presented by William Gent (fl. 1562-1611); see Benefactors' Register I 14; James, Catalogus (1605), 285: ‘Alpharabius in Rhetor. Arist. Ven. 1481', with shelfmark A 3.3 [Art]; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 34.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 2.15(1).

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