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Bod-Inc: C-117

Cataneus, Johannes Lucidus

Oratio ad Alexandrum VI.


Analysis of Content

Subject: current affairs

a1r Cataneus, Johannes Lucidus: Oratio ad Alexandrum VI. ‘Io. Lucidi Catanei u. iu. doctoris, archidiaconi ac consiliarii marchionalis Mantuani et oratoris ad Alexandrum VI. ponti. maxi. oratio.’ Incipit: ‘[H]odierno die humeris meis honus illud impositum video Alexander summe ac meritissime pontifex ...’ a6r Explicit: ‘... periucunde in arbitrio tue amplitudinis reponimus et promtissime imperpetuum dedicamus omne per euum. Amen.’

a5r [Editorial close] ‘Habita Rome coram Alexandro sexto pontifice maximo et Sacro Apostolico Senatu, die quinta Novembris Mcccclxxxxii.’ [Dated Rome, 5 Nov. 1492].


Imprint: [Rome: Andreas Freitag, after 5 Nov. 1492]. 4°.

Secundo folio: renti maiori quo possumus studio commendatam redda


Collation: a6.

Illustrations: Woodcut initial.


ISTC: ic00277000

GW: GW 6217;

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *4684;

Goff: Goff C‑277;

BMC: BMC IV 135;

Proctor: Pr 3859;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑192; Sheppard 3154.

LCN: 14837338


Copy number: C-117(1)

Boxed with A‑212; see there for details of provenance.

Binding: Nineteenth-century paper wrappers (Kloß).

Size: 207 × 141 × 2 mm.

Size of leaf: 206 × 137 mm.

Early marginal notes.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.1(4).

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