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Bod-Inc: D-150

Donatus, Aelius

Rudimenta grammatices: Ianua (ed. Antonius Mancinellus).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Mancinellus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Pindarus, and Quintus and Festus, his sons. Incipit: ‘Donati libellum Grammaticae additum pluribus quidem locis scriptorum . . .’ Explicit: Grammaticæ summam scietis . . .alia perutilia notabuntur

a2r [Verse.] ‘Carmen de moribus'. See D‑148.

a2r Donatus, [Aelius pseudo-]: ‘Donatus Melior'. [Rudimenta grammatices: Ianua]. Incipit: ‘[P]oeta quae pars est? Nomen est. Quare est nomen? Quia significat substantiam . . . ut ergo igitur, etc.’ Edited by Antonius Mancinellus, as stated in his notes to the reader. Partly printed in Schmitt 74-80.

e1r Mancinellus, [Antonius]: [Notes on the text addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Donati melioris superiori editione quidam ut euenit impressores corruperat . . .’ Explicit: carmine executus est. Vale

e2v [Epistola Catonis.] See D‑148.

e2v [Breves sententiae.] See D‑148.

e3r [Disticha Catonis.] ‘Carmen de moribus'. See D‑148.

f3v Mancinellus, Antonius: De arte libellus. Incipit: ‘[A]rs est rei cuiuscunque scientia vsu vel traditione . . .’ Explicit: ut ergo igitur.Don.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 11 Sept. 1493. 4°.


Collation: a8 b–g4.


ISTC: id00347500

GW: GW 9020;

Hain: H 6380 = *10627;

Proctor: Pr 5424;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑129; Sheppard 4513.

LCN: 14888818


Copy number: D-150(1)

Bound with D‑136; see there for details of binding and acquisition.

Size of leaf: 203 × 147 mm.

Leaves f2 and f3 transposed in binding.

Washed marginal notes.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 5.38(2).

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