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Bod-Inc: C-358

Claudianus, Claudius

De raptu Proserpinae.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Claudianus Siculus, [Claudius]: De raptu Proserpinae. ‘Tragedia prima heroica'. Incipit: ‘[D]ux herebi quondam tumidas exarsit in iras'. Preceded by an ‘argumentum' (12 hexameters). A shortened version of Books I and II of Claudianus (1985), 289-320. For missing verses see GW cols 697-8.

[b1r] Claudianus Siculus, [Claudius]: De raptu Proserpinae. ‘[Tragedia] secunda'. Incipit: ‘[I]upiter interea cinctam Theumantida nimbis'. A shortened version of Book III of Claudianus (1985), 321-41. For missing verses see GW col. 698.

[b8r] [Introductory note.] Incipit: ‘Ex tragico poemate supradicto . . .’

[b8r] [Iudicium Paridis.] Riese no. 863a.

[b8v] ‘Epitaphium illustrissimi Ladislai Bohemie atque Vngarie regis'. See Ludwig Bertalot, Collectanea L. S. Olschki (Munich, 1921), 15 no. 27.


Imprint: Utrecht: Nicolaus Ketelaer and Gerardus de Leempt, [1474]. Folio.

Remarks: Dated in HPT.


Collation: [a b8].


ISTC: ic00704500

GW: GW 7070;

Hain: HC 5377;

Goff: Goff, Supplement, C‑704a;


Proctor: Pr 8844;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑421; Campbell 447; HTP II 446; ILC 587; Oates 3305; Sheppard 6857.

LCN: 14842259


Copy number: C-358(1)

Bound with:
1. Defensorium fidei dialogos septem contra Judaeos, haereticos et Sarracenos continens. [Utrecht: Nicolaus Ketelaer and Gerardus de Leempt, 1474] (D‑040).

Binding: Seventeenth-century calf, rebacked.

Size: 230 × 173 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 225 × 166 mm.

On rear endleaves early notes in English, cropped.

Initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: William Brewster; inscription in a sixteenth-century? hand on the rear endleaf: ‘William Brevester'. John Fox (eighteenth/nineteenth century); armorial book-plate; Howe, Book Plates, 11155. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.31(2).

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