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Bod-Inc: D-065

Dio Chrysostomus

De regno.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Todeschini] Piccolomini, Franciscus: [Letter addressed to] Maximilianus I, King of the Romans. Incipit: ‘Nihil habui, Maximiliane illustrissime, quod ad te mitterem . . .’ Explicit: splendorique maiorum adiunxeris . . .

[a2r] [Gregorius Tifernas, Publius: Introduction addressed to] Nicolaus V, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[I]nter omnes rerum scriptores, Nicolae quinte Pontifex Maxime . . .’ Explicit: spero non iniucundus

[a3r] [Dio Chrysostomus: De regno. Translated by Publius Gregorius Tifernas.] Incipit: ‘[F]erunt aliquando Thimotheum musicum cum se Alexandro regi . . .’ Explicit: nobis a deo factæ fuit Tifernas is mentioned as the translator in Munich, Staatsbibliothek, MS. Clm 11018, possibly Maximilian's dedicatory copy; and in Wolfenbüttel, MS. Extr. 76.3.


Imprint: [Venice: Christophorus Valdarfer, not after 9 Nov. 1471]. 8°.


Collation: [a10 b–f8 g h10].


ISTC: id00204000

GW: GW 8368;

Hain: HCR 6186;

Goff: Goff D‑204;

BMC: BMC V 184;

Proctor: Pr 4136;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑167; Oates 1647; Sheppard 3302-3.

LCN: 14816364


Copy number: D-065(1)

Leaf [g8] is blank; BMC collates [g10-1].

Binding: Parchment over pasteboards; green-edged leaves; both boards warped.

Size: 196 × 137 × 23 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 127 mm.

Rubric heading on [a1r], initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; underlining and capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1851), 19, where it is dated to 1469 and listed as a 4°.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 6Q 6.67.

Copy number: D-065(2)

Bound with C‑379(2); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 189 × 133 mm.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 7Q 5.16(1).

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