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Bod-Inc: C-253

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Orationes Philippicae (ed. and comm. Franciscus Maturantius).


Analysis of Content

a1v Maturantius (Mataratius) Perusinus, Franciscus: [Introductory letter, addressed to] Johannes Maria Aureolus Vicentinus. Incipit: ‘[N]on eo, mi Aureole, consilio nostra hec in oratoris optimi . . .’

a2r Maturantius (Mataratius) Perusinus, Franciscus: [Introduction to commentary.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uantum Demostheni consumato apud Grecos oratori tribuerit . . .’

a2r Maturantius (Mataratius) Perusinus, Franciscus: ‘Argumentum prime Philippice'.’ Incipit: ‘[C]aesare trucidato M. Antonio et Dolobella consulibus etsi primo . . .’

a3r Maturantius (Mataratius) Perusinus, Franciscus: [Commentary on Orationes Philippicae.] Incipit: ‘  “[P]atres conscripti”. Romulus centum elegit senatores, quorum collegium . . .’

a3r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Orationes Philippicae 1-14. Edited and commented by Franciscus Maturantius [Mataratius] Perusinus. Cic. Phil.


Imprint: Vicenza: Henricus de Sancto Ursio, Zenus, 9 June 1488. Folio.


Collation: a–m8 n6.


ISTC: ic00556000

GW: GW 6796;

Hain: HC *5138;

Goff: Goff C‑556;

BMC: BMC VII 1047;

Proctor: Pr 7171;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑389; Sheppard 5933-4.

LCN: 14839740


Copy number: C-253(1)

Bound with C‑246; see there for details of the binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 303 × 207 mm.

Early marginal annotations, mainly extracting key words; underlining in black ink.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 4.20(1).

Copy number: C-253(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 321 × 223 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 304 × 203 mm.

Manuscript title on a1r in a sixteenth-century(?) hand. Early marginal annotations and underlining in black ink.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil on a1r, shelfmark on recto of front endleaf: ‘247.Inc.Typ.', also pencil no. ‘62'. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, possibly in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 4.24.

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