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Bod-Inc: D-098

Dionysius Halicarnaseus

Praecepta de oratione nuptiali.


Analysis of Content

a1r Gaza, Theodorus: [Introductory letter addressed to] Luchinus de Medici. Incipit: ‘Feci, mi suauissime Luchine, quod a me tam vehementer petieras . . .’ Rosa Santoro, ‘La prima traduzione latina di Teodoro Gaza', Studi umanistici, 3 (1992), 165-84, at 164-5; letter dated 15 July 1444, Mantua; the same letter is found in F‑091.

a1r Dionysius Halicarnaseus [pseudo-]: Praecepta de oratione nuptiali [Ars rhetorica chs 2-4]. Translated by Theodorus Gaza. Incipit: ‘Est mihi profecto iocundissimum tuis istis interesse . . .'; explicit: ‘ . . .glorietur in posterum. Dixi.’

a4v [Guarinus Veronensis: Wedding oration to] Ugutio Contrarius. Incipit: ‘Non mediocri onere me dicendi . . .’ On the authorship and the textual tradition see Santoro, ‘La prima traduzione', 169-70.

a5r Claudianus, [Claudius]: Phoenix. Claud. Carm. min. 27.


Imprint: Cremona: [Petrus Maufer, c.1494]. 4°.


Collation: a6.


ISTC: id00252000

GW: GW 8425;

Hain: H *6241;

Goff: Goff D‑252;


Proctor: Pr 6934;

Others: BSB‑Ink D‑176; Sheppard 5720.

LCN: 14887337


Copy number: D-098(1)

Binding: Late nineteenth/early twentieth-century faded half red morocco over dyed paper boards, by Roger de Coverly and Sons; stamp on rear endleaf.

Size: 195 × 142 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 190 × 133 mm.

Provenance: Ingram Bywater (1840-1914); Elenchus, no. 1117. Bequeathed in 1914.

SHELFMARK: Byw. M 3.17.

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