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Bod-Inc: E-004

Ebrardus Bethuniensis

Graecismus (comm. Johannes Vincentius Metulinus).


Analysis of Content

a1v ‘Argumentum'. [Also known as Argumentum metricum.] ‘[H]ic liber Ebrardi celebris doctique magistri | Graecismus fons est arida corda fouens'; 18 lines of verse.

a2r ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[C]um post mundi primordialem conditionis originem per longinqua . . .’ Explicit: sed interea ad prologum accedamus

a3r [Metulinus, Johannes Vincentius]: ‘Prologus'. Graecismus, ed. J. Wrobel (Breslau, 1887), 1-3, and, on the authorship, p. x.

a3r Metulinus, Johannes Vincentius: [Commentary.] Incipit: ‘[H]ic premittit autor operi suo prohemium in quo determinat . . .’ Explicit: capitulorum tabulam inserui

a4v ‘Tabula'. Graecismus, ed. Wrobel, pp. xi–xii.

a5r Ebrardus Bethuniensis: Graecismus. Graecismus, ed. Wrobel, 3-249.

a5r Metulinus, Johannes Vincentius: [Commentary on Graecismus.] Incipit: ‘Finito prohemio hic autor aggreditur tractatum, et diuiditur . . .’ Explicit: denominationis sumere vocabulum


Imprint: [Lyons: Johannes Siber or Guillaume Le Roy, c.1487]. Folio.

Remarks: BMC and Pr assign to [Siber], GW to [Le Roy].


Collation: a–s8 t v6 x8 y6 z8.


ISTC: ie00011400

GW: GW 9213;


Proctor: Pr 8546;

Others: Sheppard 6600.

LCN: 14864456


Copy number: E-004(1)

The GW and BMC descriptions omit a1v, headline: ‘Argumentum: | [I]N ſequente libro doctiſſimi atqƺ litteratiſſimi viri magi | ſtri ebrardi bitunienſis qui graeciſmus intitulatur argu | mentum ſiue prefacio Johannis vincentii metulini feli | citer incipit: | hIc liber ebrardi celebris doctiqƺ magiſtri: | Graeciſmus fons eſt: arida corda fouens | . . .'; l. 22: ‘Fulſit: eum liuor ſternere neue queat'. Leaf a1 backed.

Binding: Eighteenth-century quarter gold-tooled red morocco, with red paper boards.

Size: 293 × 205 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 196 mm.

Some early marginal notes; on c3v a list of metrical feet, in words and symbols.

Partial rubrication: on a1 –b3 initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £1. 1. 0: see Books Purchased (1819), 3.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 4.19.

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