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Bod-Inc: C-133

Cato, Dionysius

Disticha de moribus.


Analysis of Content

a2r ‘Prohemium'. Incipit: ‘[S]ummi deus largitor premii, via constans, fons refrigerii, terre vices obtemperans, a quo stillat totius gratie plenitudo . . .’ As in the edition of the Auctores octo; see A‑485.

a4r [Epistola Catonis.] See C‑128.

a4r [Commentary on the Epistola Catonis and the Breves sententiae.] Incipit: ‘Id est cum animo meo perciperem id est sepe considerarem vel cogitarem . . .’ As in the edition of the Auctores octo; see A‑485.

b2v [Disticha Catonis.] ‘Liber Cathonis'. See C‑127.

b2v [Commentary on the Disticha Catonis.] Incipit: ‘Finita parte prohemii, in qua actor(i.e.auctor) tetigit causam suscepti operis et huius libri materiam sub breuiloquio prosaice compilauit . . .’ As in the edition of the Auctores octo; seee A‑485.


Imprint: [Paris: Pierre Levet, c.1497]. 4°.


Collation: a–e8 f6. Collation differs from GW.


ISTC: ic00311500

GW: GW 6313;

Proctor: Pr 8088;

Others: Sheppard 6288.

LCN: 14836562


Copy number: C-133(1)

Bound with A‑077(2); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 205 × 137 mm.

Line 1 on b1r reads: ‘nō poſſidebūt regnū dei ideo potius ſis bn̄dict9 ƺ maledict9. qƺ benedi', not as GW.

A few drawings of pointing hands in brown ink in the margins and occasional manuscript annotations, both probably by the same early hand.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 1Q 7.35(1).

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