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Bod-Inc: C-014

Caesar, Gaius Julius

Commentarii [Castilian] Los commentarios de Gayo Julio Cesar.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r ‘Tabla de los comentarios'.

b4r López, Diego: ‘Prohemio'. Incipit: ‘[L]os antiguos sabios Romanos . . .’

2a1r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello Gallico [Castilian]. Books I–VII. ‘Los commentarios . . . de la guerra de Françia'. The whole translated by Diego López. Incipit: ‘[T]oda Françia esta partida en tres partes . . .’ See CTC III 94.

l4v Hirtius, Aulus: Commentarii de bello Gallico [Castilian]. Book VIII. Incipit: ‘[F]orçado con tus continas bozes . . .’

n2r Caesar, Gaius Julius: Commentarii de bello civili [Castilian]. Books I–III. ‘Los commentarios . . . de la guerra con los çiudadanos Romanos'. Incipit: ‘[A]viendo dado Fabio las cartas de Gayo Cesar a los consules . . .’

v5v Hirtius, [Aulus] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Alexandrino [Castilian]. ‘De la guerra de Alexandria'. Incipit: ‘[C]omençada la guerra de Alexandria . . .’

z1v Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Africo [Castilian]. ‘De la guerra de Africa'. Incipit: ‘[A]viendo Cesar acabado las jornadas conuenibles . . .’

C1r Hirtius, [Aulus pseudo-] or Oppius, [Gaius pseudo-]: Commentarii de bello Hispaniensi [Castilian]. ‘De la guerra de España'. Incipit: ‘[V]ençido Farnaçes e tomada Africa . . .’

D3v [Colophon.]

[E1r] ‘De los lugares e prouincias e rios'. Incipit: ‘[P]orque estan en este libro algunos nombres propios . . .’


Imprint: Toledo: Peter Hagembach, for Melchior Gorricio, 14 July 1498. Folio.


Collation: 1a8 1b4 2a–z6 A–C6 D4 [E6].

Remarks: The last gathering is numbered but not signed. x3 is erroneously signed ‘viii’.

Illustrations: Woodcut title-page and initials.


ISTC: ic00026000

GW: GW 5873;

Hain: HR 4225;

Goff: Goff C‑26;

BMC: BMC X 70;

Proctor: Pr 9606;

Others: Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 113; Kurz 82; Sheppard 7347; Vindel, Arte, VI 92: 24.

LCN: 13890345


Copy number: C-014(1)

Wanting leaf D4 (possibly blank) and the blank leaf [E6].

Binding: Nineteenth-century Spanish(?) quarter calf(?) over pasteboards.

Size: 295 × 210 × 35 mm.

Size of leaf: 290 × 196 mm.

A few early marginal annotations, and writing exercises. Faded early note on I5v.

Provenance: On2 a3r a sixteenth-century inscription in a woman's hand: ‘Antoña de Qyñones'. On1 b3v sixteenth/seventeenth-century inscription: ‘Don Manuel de Lastres, Cauallero del orden de Alcantara'. Purchased from J. Halle, Catalogue 24 (1899), no. 79 for 220 Marks; see Library Bills, 16 Oct. 1899.

SHELFMARK: Inc. d. S10.1498.1.

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