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Bod-Inc: D-097

Dionysius Halicarnaseus

Antiquitates Romanae.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r [Biragus Florentinus, Lampugninus?]: [Dedicatory introduction, addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. ‘Proemium'. Incipit: ‘[E]tsi, Pontifex maxime et optime, ea est tua virtus eaque imperii . . .’

a3r Dionysius Halicarnaseus: Antiquitates Romanae. Translated by Lampugninus Biragus Florentinus. Incipit: ‘[C]um minime vellem rationes, quae reddi solent in proemiis . . .’

D10r Biragus Florentinus, Lampugninus: [Note on the transposition of certain passages, addressed to] Paulus II, Pont. Max. Incipit: ‘[E]st conuersum, sanctissime pater, id omne quod in ambobus tuis codicibus . . .’


Imprint: Reggio Emilia: Franciscus de Mazalibus, 12 Nov. 1498. Folio.


Collation: a–z8 &8 A–C8 D10.


ISTC: id00251000

GW: GW 8424;

Hain: HC, Addenda *6240;

Goff: Goff D‑251;

BMC: BMC VII 1089;

Proctor: Pr 7256;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑175; Rhodes 691; Sheppard 6015.

LCN: 14887273


Copy number: D-097(1)

Binding: Seventeenth-century(?) parchment over pasteboards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 303 × 213 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 294 × 201 mm.

Provenance: Martinus de Ghees (sixteenth century); a cancelled sixteenth-century(?) inscription on a1v: ‘Dominus Martinus de Ghees hunc librum [ ] Orate pro eo'. Gulielmus van Hamme (1602-1668); an inscription on front endleaf: ‘emptus 3 flor. 15ß. Ex libris Guilelmi van Hamme presbyteri et canonici Antwerp.' Petrus van Hove (1726-1790); an inscription on front pastedown: ‘Ad usum fratri Petri van Hove, Minor. Recoll.’ Purchased for £0. 13. 6; see Books Purchased (1822), 4.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 5.24.

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