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Crastonus, Johannes

Lexicon Graeco-latinum.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Table of contents.]

a1v Manutius Romanus, Aldus Pius: [Letter addressed to] ‘studiosis omnibus'. Aldo Manuzio editore, I 19-20.

a1v Carteromachus Pistoriensis, Scipio: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘ Μαιομένοις ξείνοις, Ἡλληνίδος ἄνθεα γλώττης | Ἡ βιβλος πολλὼν ἀφθονίαν παρέχει ‘; 2 elegiac distichs.

a1v Musurus, Marcus: [Verse] Incipit: ‘ Τη̂ς δ ’ ἔπεριδ [ Τη̂σδ ’ ἔπ ’ ἔριν ?] μαίνεσκε τιθηνήτειρα, Πελασγω̂ν | Γλω̂σσα καὶ ἁ θυγάτηρ Αὐσονὶς ἀμφὶ βίβλου ‘; 2 elegiac distichs.

a2r [Crastonus, Johannes]: Lexicon Graeco-latinum. ‘Dictionarium Graecum copiosissimum secundum ordinem alphabeti cum interpretatione Latina'. Incipit: ‘Alpha. cum A. [ Ἀ ] αγὴς έος . ὁ . ἡ . infrangibilis . . .’

L1v Cyrillus [pseudo-; Johannes Philoponus]: ‘ Συναγωγὴ τω̂ν πρὸς διάφορον σημασίαν λέξεων κατὰ στοιχείον ’. ‘Collectio dictionum quae differunt significatu secundum ordinem alphabeti.’ Incipit: ‘[ Ἄ ] γων . του̂ ἄργοντος . agens. penultima acuta . . .’ Johannes Philoponus, De vocabulis quae diversum significatum exhibent secundum differentiam accentus, American Philosophical Society, Memoirs, 151 (Philadelphia, 1983), ed. Lloyd W. Daly, edits a version of the the Greek text; on the recension with Latin glosses see ibidem, p. xxviii.

M1v Ammonius [pseudo-; Philo, Herenius]: ‘ Περὶ ὁμοίων καὶ διαφόρων λέξεων ’. Incipit: ‘[ Ἄ ] βαξ καὶ βακιον διαφέρει  . . .’ On the authorship see Ammonii qui dicitur liber de adfinium vocabulorum differentia, ed. Klaus Nickau (Leipzig, 1966), pp. lxvi–lxvii.

O1r ‘ Τάξις παλαιά;, καὶ ὀνομασίαι τω̂ν ἀρχόντων ’. Incipit: ‘[ Κ] Κ ‘ Suidae Lexicon, ed. Ada Adler, vol. IV (Leipzig, 1935), 855-64.

O3v ‘ Τὰ του̂ η σημαντικά ’. Incipit: ‘[ Ὁ ] η διαζευτικός σύνδεσμος  . . .’

O3v ‘ Τὰ του̂ ως σημαντικά ’. Incipit: ‘[ Τ] Τ  . . .’

O4v Manutius Romanus, Aldus Pius: [Letter addressed to] the reader. Aldo Manuzio editore, I 20-1.

O5r Index [of Latin words].


Imprint: Venice: Aldus Manutius, Romanus, Dec. 1497. Folio.


Collation: a–k8 l10 A–K8 L–O10.8 p–r8 ſ6 t8.


ISTC: ic00960000

GW: GW 7814;

Hain: HC *6151;

Goff: Goff C‑960;

BMC: BMC V 558;

Proctor: Pr 5561;

Others: BSB‑Ink C‑691; Oates 2180-1; Rhodes 637; Sack, Freiburg, 1188; Scapecchi, ‘Annali', 18; Sheppard 4643-4.

LCN: 14424433, 14424639


Copy number: C-472(1)

Wanting the blank last leaf.

Binding: English blind-tooled calf; c.1700; within a frame formed by double blind fillets, a floral and foliate roll with floral tools at the corners; sprinkled edges.

Size: 320 × 225 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 310 × 199 mm.

Old foliation in brown ink, partly shaved off; a few additions and supplementary Latin translations in contemporary brown ink.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10: ‘Dictionarium Gr. cum Cyrilli opusc. de accentis. Ven. 1493'(!). Presented in 1659

Former Bodleian shelfmark: C 2. 22 Art. Seld.; Auct 1R 1.7.

SHELFMARK: S. Seld. c.4.

Copy number: C-472(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over early wooden boards; two clasps, hinged from upper to lower, lost; the upper cover loose.

Size: 325 × 220 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 313 × 204 mm.

Parchment endleaves from a thirteenth-century manuscript of a treatise on canon law.

On a1v a contemporary Latin translation of Carteromachus's poem; in the Lexicon, contemporary notes in Latin and Greek, with additions and references to the Suida Lexicon, according to Professor Vincenzo Fera, all in the Hand of Petrus Candidus.

Provenance: Petrus Candidus (†1513); inscription on a2r: ‘Petrus Candidus'. Candidus left his books to Florence, Camaldolese, S. Maria Angelorum; on a2r: ‘Monasterii Angelorum S. Camaldul' ordinis'. Revd Thomas Henry Passmore (1865-1941); book-label. Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1060. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. B 5.15.

Copy number: C-472(3)

Leaf F7 only; in Nicolas Barker, Aldus Manutius and the Development of Greek Script and Type in the Fifteenth Century (Sandy Hook, Conn., 1985).

Size of leaf: 300 × 200 mm.

SHELFMARK: 25768 c.65.

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