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Bod-Inc: D-041

Demetrius Chalcondyles

Erotemata [Greek].


Analysis of Content

Α1r [List of errata.] Incipit: ‘ Τὰ ἐν τῃ̂ γραμματικῃ̂ εὑρισκόμενα σφάλματα  . . .’

Α2r Chalcondylas, Demetrius: ‘ Ἐρωτήματα συνοπτικὰ τω̂ν ὀκτώ του̂ λόγου μερω̂ν μετά τινων χρησίμων κανόνων ’. Incipit: ‘ Περὶ διαιρέσεως τω̂ν γραμμάτων. [ Ε] ἴς πόσα διαιρου̂νται τὰ εἰκοσιτέσσαρα γράμματα  . . .’

2Α1r Manuel Moschopulus: ‘ Διορθωθέντων ἐρωτημάτων ’. Incipit: ‘ Περὶ προσωδίων. [ Τ] ί ἐστι προσωδία [ċ] Ποία τάσις ἐγγραμμάτου φωνη̂ς  . . .’ Anonymi grammaticae epitoma, ed. Peter Egenolff, 2 vols (Berlin, 1877-89).

3Α1r Gregorius Corinthius: [Letter of introduction addressed to a young man.] Incipit: ‘[ Ἰ ] δούσοι καὶ τὰς διαλέκτους ἐγχειρίζω νέων μοι πάντων φιλολογώτατε  . . .’

3Α1r Gregorius Corinthius: ‘ Περὶ διαλέκτων παρὰ Κορίνθου παρεκβληθεισω̂ν ‘ Incipit: ‘[ Δ] ιάλεκτός ἐστιν ἰδίωμα γλώσσης  . . .’ Gregorii Corinthii et aliorum grammaticorum libri de dialectis linguae Graecae. Quibus additur M. Moschopuli libellum de vocum passionibus, ed. G. F. Schaefer (Leipzig, 1811); see G. Bolognesi, ‘Sul Περὶ δίαλεκτων di Gregorio di Corinto', Aevum, 27 (1953), 97-120; see A. Pertusi, ‘ Ἐρωτήματα . Per la storia e le fonti delle prime grammatiche greche a stampa', Italia medioevale e umanistica, 5 (1962), especially at 337-8.


Imprint: [Milan: Uldericus Scinzenzeler, c.1493]. Folio and 4°.

Remarks: GW treats the three parts together as one edition; Pr treats each part separately.


Collation: α–η8 q4; 2α–η8 2q i6; 3α 3β6 3γ8.


ISTC: ic00419860

GW: GW 8250;

Hain: HCR 6093;

Goff: Goff D‑139;

BMC: BMC VI 767, XII 54;

Proctor: Pr 5968-70;

Others: Rhodes 673; Sheppard 4999-5001.

LCN: 14838463


Copy number: D-041(1)

The first gathering now consists of 10 leaves, the first and the ninth being blank; the ninth is evidently of a different paper stock from the rest of the gathering and probably a later insertion; the gathering is stitched between Α4 and Α5.

Binding: Nineteenth-century French gold-tooled blue morocco, with yellow gold-tooled doublures, gilt-edged leaves, and pink silk bookmark, by Bozerian (le jeune?), according to the Weaver sale catalogue.

Size: 290 × 210 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 192 mm.

In Gregorius Corinthius early marginal and interlinear corrections and additions in Greek; eighteenth-century notes in Latin and Greek, after 1705 (references to J. A. Fabricius, Bibliotheca Graeca).

Provenance: William Horatio Crawford (1815-1888); see sale (1887), lot 646. Harold Baillie Weaver (†1926); sale (London: Christie, Manson, and Wood, 29 Mar. 1898), lot 156. Purchased by Ingram Bywater (1840-1914) through Bernard Quaritch at Weaver's sale for £8. 0. 0, plus £0. 16. 0 commission; see the bill at the end of the item; no. 877 in Bywater, Elenchus. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. D 1.4.

Copy number: D-041(2)

Chalcondyles only. Wanting the first leave and last blank leave.

Binding: English eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco (London) for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers; probably bound by Christian Samuel Kalthoeber in 1789-90; on 1 Dec. 1789 the Curators of the Bodleian Library authorized William Jackson, Regius Professor of Greek, to carry to London nine books in order to have them bound or repaired, one of which was this; see minutes of the Curators' meeting, 1 Dec. 1789, Library Records e. 4, fols 69-70.

Size: 290 × 210 × 20 mm.

Size of leaf: 281 × 195 mm.

Provenance: John Selden (1584-1654); see MS. Broxb. 84. 10, p. 20. Presented in 1659.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: C 2. 26. Art. Seld.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 3.3a.

Copy number: D-041(3)

Wanting the first leaf, supplied in pen-and-ink facsimile.

Binding: Nineteenth-century English gold-tooled russia; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; lower cover detached.

Size: 290 × 205 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 280 × 184 mm.

Provenance: Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); sale (1825), lot 507. Purchased for £5. 10. 0; Books Purchased (1825), 7.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 3.3b.

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