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Bod-Inc: B-569

Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus

De primo bello Punico.


Analysis of Content

a1v Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: [Preface.] ‘Omnibus Polybii historiae studiosis'. Bruni, Schriften, 122-3, and 167.

a2r Polybius; [Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus]: De primo bello Punico. Incipit: ‘[O]rigo primi Punici belli . . .’ Edition of the Italian text only: La Prima guerra punica, ed. Antonio Ceruti (Bologna, 1878). According to the heading, translated by Brunus Aretinus from Polybius; more accurately a compendium; see David Marsh, ‘Xenophon', CTC VIII 75-196, at 111.

e1r Guarinus Veronensis: ‘Paralelia ex Plutarcho in latinum conuersa'. Dedicated to Jacobus Lauegnolus. Incipit: ‘[G]uarinus Veronensis ornatissimo uiro Jacobo Lauegnolo salutem. Cum te Polianum . . .’ See Sabbadini 130.


Imprint: Brescia: Jacobus Britannicus, 24 Oct. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–e6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ib01254000

GW: GW 5603;

Hain: HC *13250;

Goff: Goff B‑1254;


Proctor: Pr 7006;

Others: BSB‑Ink B‑936; CIBN B‑891; Sheppard 5800; Veneziani, Brescia, 142.

LCN: 14087949


Copy number: B-569(1)

Bound with A‑371; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 277 × 192 mm.

On a1r (title-page) a note on Polybius in the same hand as the notes on the title-pages of the other items. Early marginal notes in various hands, one of which also annotated item 2.

On a1r and on a2r, paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 4.8(4).

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