Search Bodleian Incunables:
in

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:

 

 

Bod-Inc: C-114

Cataldus, Siculus

Epistolae et orationes (ed. Petrus Menesius).

 

Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Xylographic title-page.]

a2r Cataldus, Siculus: [Letter to] Petrus Menesius (Pedro de Meneses). Incipit: ‘[M]attheus quidam cognomine Siculus . . .’

a2r Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Oratio habita . . . in aduentu Helisabet principis Portugalie ante ianuam vrbis Ebure'.’ Cataldus Siculus, Duas Orações, ed. Maria Margarida Brandão Gomes da Silva and Américo da Costa Ramalho (Coimbra, 1974), 46-68.

a5r Cataldus, Siculus: Epistolae et orationes. [Prima pars.] Edited by Petrus Menesius. Facsimile with introduction: Cataldus Siculus, Epistolae et orationes, ed. Américo da Costa Ramalho (Coimbra, 1988), 46-68. With letters by John II and Emanuel, Kings of Portugal, Alphonsus Prince of Portugal, Diego Almeida, and the magistrate of Sacca; see GW.

g2r Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Oratiuncula ad iudices in magna regia Curia Panhormi'.’ Incipit: ‘[I]niquo admodum animo . . .’ Inserted among the letters.

h1r Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Epitaphium pro Alphonso principe'.’ Incipit: ‘[M]ortalis, qui totam in humanis spem collocas . . .’ See Maria Luísa Bogueira de Carvalho Costa, Da Morte do Príncipe d. Afonso (Livro primeiro) e Epitáfios de Cataldo Sículo, unpublished licentiate dissertation, Coimbra, 1968. Inserted among the letters.

h3v Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Prouerbia'.’ Incipit: ‘Ante alios venerare Deum . . .’ See Guido Battelli, ‘Parisii Cataldi Siculi Proverbia', O Instituto, 78 (Coimbra, 1929), 621-34; 79 (1930), 182-202. Inserted among the letters.

h5v Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Oratio habita Bononie publice . . . in omnium scientiarum et in ipsius Bononie laudes'.’ Incipit: ‘[P]hilosophia inuentum . . .’ See Luiz Carlos Stamato Marcellino de Carvalho, A Oração de Cataldo em Bologna. Sua permanência na oratória do século XVI, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Rio de Janeiro, 1980. Inserted among the letters.

i8r [Colophon, dated 21 Feb. 1500.]

A1r [Woodcut.]

A2r Cataldus, Siculus: Epistolae et orationes. [Secunda pars.] Edited by Petrus Menesius. Incipit: ‘[I]nfortunium magnum mihi contigisse . . .’

B4r Cataldus, Siculus: ‘Oratio habenda coram Emanuel[e] S. rege ad Mariam S. Portugalie reginam tunc primum S[anc]terenam ingressuram'.’ Cataldus Siculus, Duas Orações, 88-114. Inserted among the letters.

D1r Menesius, Petrus: ‘Oratio habita . . . coram Emanuel[e] S. rege in scholis Ulyxbone'.’ Incipit: ‘[P]ersuasi mihi semper . . .’ See Petrus Menesius, Oração proferida no Estudo Geral de Lisboa, trans. Miguel Pinto de Meneses, ed. A. Moreira de Sá (Lisbon, 1964), 74-120. Inserted among the letters.

Imprint

Imprint: Lisbon: Valentim Fernandes, 1500. Folio.

Remarks: In two parts, dated: (I) 21 Feb. 1500; (II) undated. According to Cataldus Siculus, Duas Orações, 9, the second part was printed c.1513.

Collation

Collation: a–h6 i8 A6 B C4 D E6.

Remarks: Leaf E3 erroneously signed Diii.

Illustrations: One woodcut; woodcut initials.

References

ISTC: ic00273500

GW: GW 6212;

Hain: H 4678 (I);

Proctor: Pr 9839 (I);

Others: Artur Anselmo, Origens da imprensa em Portugal (Lisbon, 1981), 30; Early Portuguese Books in the Library of H. M. the King of Portugal, vol. 3 (1935), no. 274; Haebler, Bibliografía ibérica, 136; Kurz 87; Manuel II King of Portugal, Livros antigos portuguezes 1489-1600 (London, 1929), 274; Sheppard 7360.

LCN: 13934063

Copies

Copy number: C-114(1)

Bound with:
1. Lucius Marineus Siculus, Epistolae (Valladolid: Arnaldus Gulielmus Brocarius, 1514);
4. Cataldus Siculus, Visiones ([Lisbon: Valentim Fernandes, c.1500]) (C‑115).

Leaf A1 bound in reverse.

Binding: Seventeenth-century English (Oxford),blind-tooled, reversed calf; two leather ties lost; for the ornamental centre-piece see Ker, Pastedowns, no. XIV. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at head of the upper cover.

Size: 285 × 205 × 60 mm.

Size of leaf: 276 × 190 mm.

Provenance: Purchased with money presented by Alice Chamberlain in 1601; see Benefactors' Register I 26: ‘Cataldi Epistolae. fo. Vlyxbonae. 1500', still bound with the preceding item in this list ‘Lucij Marinaei Epistolae. fo. Valisl. 1514'. Or possibly the copy of Ferdinand Mascarenhas, Bishop of Faro (†1628), presented by Robert Devereux (1566-1601), 2nd Earl of Essex, in 1600; Benefactors' Register I 5: ‘Cataldi Epistolae. fo.' followed in his list by ‘Lu. Marinei Epistoll. fo. Vallis. 1510'; see James, Catalogus (1605), 309; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 9 or no. 52.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: P 4.1 Art; see James, Catalogus (1620), 116.

SHELFMARK: CC 5(2,3) Art.


Go to top of page