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Bod-Inc: C-316

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

De officiis, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De officiis. Cic. Off.

[i2v] [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Tullius Hesperios cupiens componere mores | Edidit hos libros appellans Officiorum'; 6 hexameters. See Walther, Initia, 19546.

[i2v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Paradoxa stoicorum. Cic. Parad.

[k1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De amicitia. Cic. Amic.

[m2v] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De senectute. Cic. Sen.

[o1v] [Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Somnium Scipionis.] Cic. Rep. 6. 9-26.

[o5v] Basilius [pseudo-; Euphorbius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o5v] Asmenius [pseudo-; Julianus: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o5v] Lyomannus [pseudo-; Hilasius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o5v] Eusorbius [pseudo-; Palladius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6r] Julianus [pseudo-; Asclepiades: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6r] Hilasius [pseudo-; Eustherius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6r] Palladius [pseudo-; Pompilianus: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6r] Asclepias [pseudo-; Maximinus: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6r] Eustenius [pseudo-; Vitalis: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6v] Pompelianus [pseudo-; Basilius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6v] Maximinus [pseudo-; Asmenius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6v] Vitalis [pseudo-; Vomanius: Epitaph for Cicero.] See C‑287.

[o6v] Apollonius: [Epitaph for Cicero] ‘secundum Plutarchum'. Incipit: ‘Te nempe, Cicero, et laudo et admiror . . .’

[o6v] [Colophon.]

[p1r] Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Timaeus. ‘De essentia mundi'. Cic. Tim.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1474. 4°.


Collation: [a10 b–d8 e6 f–h8 i10 k–n8 o6 p8].


ISTC: ic00582000

GW: GW 6934;

Hain: HCR 5259; C 1648;

Goff: Goff C‑582;


Proctor: Pr 4292;

Others: Sheppard 3462.

LCN: 14884775


Copy number: C-316(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1].

Binding: Eighteenth-century marbled calf; gold-tooled spine; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 275 × 200 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 268 × 189 mm.

Marginal and interlinear notes, on the first three leaves in a neat early hand referring to the opinions of other classical authors; in another hand, some corrections to the text and a few marginal notes, mainly on the first pages; this hand also made some notes on the first pages of the Paradoxa; pointing hands.

On [a2r] a seven-line initial ‘Q', on [k1r] a seven-line initial ‘Q', and on [p1r] a five-line initial ‘M', are all supplied in gold on a ground of blue, green, and maroon, decorated with filigree and edged in black ink. Some other epigraphic initials are supplied in red.

Provenance: Heavily erased inscription on the recto of back endleaf. Antoine Augustin Renouard (1765-1853); sale (1830), lot 424. Purchased at the Renouard sale for £4. 0. 0; see Books Purchased (1830), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 1.11.

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