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Bod-Inc: D-084


Ars grammatica.


Analysis of Content

a1v [Table of contents.]

a2r Diomedes: [Prefatory letter addressed to] Athanasius. Keil, Grammatici latini, I 299.

a2v Diomedes: Ars grammatica. Keil, Grammatici latini, I 300-529.

o1r Phocas: De nomine et verbo. Keil, Grammatici latini, V 410-39.

p7v Priscianus: Institutio de nomine, pronomine et verbo. ‘Epitoma'. Keil, Grammatici latini, III 443-56.

q8r Caper, Flavius [pseudo-]: ‘De orthographia et latinitate verborum'. Keil, Grammatici latini, VII 92-107.

r3v Agroecius: [Prefatory letter addressed to] Bishop Eucherius. Keil, Grammatici latini, VII 113-14. The dedicatee is perhaps to be identified with S. Eucherius, Bishop of Lyons (+449).

r4r Agroecius: De orthographia. Keil, Grammatici latini, VII 114-25.

r7v Donatus, [Aelius]: De octo partibus orationis [Ars maior, parts II and III]. Keil, Grammatici latini, IV 372-92.

t2v Donatus, [Aelius]: De barbarismo. Keil, Grammatici latini, IV 392-402.

t7r [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Barbariem quicunque cupis vitare loquendo | Donati hoc lecto codice doctus eris'; 1 elegiac distich.

t7v Servius Honoratus: Commentarius in artem Donati. ‘In secundam Donati editionem interpretatio'. Keil, Grammatici latini, IV 405-20.

u9r Sergius [Servius, the Grammarian]: Explanationes artis Donati. ‘In secundam Donati editionem commentarius'. Keil, Grammatici latini, IV 428-43.


Imprint: [Venice]: Nicolaus Jenson, [c.1475]. Folio.

Remarks: Lowry dates to 1476 from the use of type 93 G, which was introduced in that year, for signatures.


Collation: a10 b–m8 n6 o–t8 u10 x8.


ISTC: id00234000

GW: GW 8399;

Hain: HC 6214;

Goff: Goff D‑234;

BMC: BMC V 182;

Proctor: Pr 4118;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑161; Lowry, Jenson, 244-5, no. 46; Sack, Freiburg, 1255; Sheppard 3271.

LCN: 14816322


Copy number: D-084(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, with parchment pastedowns and endleaves, for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 298 × 218 × 44 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 196 mm.

Some early marginal notes.

On a2r an eight-line initial ‘A' is supplied in blue, with white filigree, on a gold ground edged in black ink; other initials are supplied in red or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red.

Provenance: Master Langton (fifteenth/sixteenth century); signature on x8v: ‘Mastyr Langton'. John Barcham (1572?-1642); an inscription on a2r: ‘Liber Vniuersitatis Oxoniensis. Ex dono Johannis Barchami Collegii Corporis Christi Socii'. Donated by Barcham in 1602; see Benefactors' Register I 49; James, Catalogus (1605), 311; Jensen, ‘Benefactors' Register', no. 72.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: D 1.11 Art; D 5.10 Art.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.25.

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