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Bod-Inc: E-062


Breviarium historiae Romanae. With continuation by Paulus Diaconus.


Analysis of Content

[*1v] [Tables of contents.]

[a1r] Eutropius: Breviarium historiae Romanae (I–X). Paulus Diaconus, Historia Romana, ed. A. Crivellucci, Istituto storico italiano, Fonti per la storia d'Italia, 51 (Rome, 1914), 5-149; see CPL 1181.

[f7r] [Note detailing the continuation of the work by Paulus Diaconus.] Paulus Diaconus, Historia Romana, ed. Crivellucci, 149-50.

[f7v] Paulus Diaconus: [Continuation of Breviarium historiae Romanae.] Paulus Diaconus, Historia Romana, ed. Crivellucci, 151-268.


Imprint: Rome: [Georgius Lauer], 20 May 1471. 4°.


Collation: [*8 a–i10 k6].


ISTC: ie00131000

Hain: H *6726;

Goff: Goff E‑131;


Proctor: Pr 3406;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑128; Rhodes 751; Sheppard 2726.

LCN: 14386721


Copy number: E-062(1)

Binding: Red morocco, by H. Walther, for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; gilt-edged leaves; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 274 × 201 × 26 mm.

Size of leaf: 264 × 181 mm.

Early marginal annotations.

On [a1r] a six-line Roman epigraphic initial ‘P' is supplied in gold, surrounded by white vine-stems defined in maroon, blue or green: see Pächt and Alexander II, 107 no. pr. 20. Other epigraphic initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue, and numbers of books as running headlines are supplied in red. Capitals touched with yellow wash. Manuscript foliation supplied in black ink: 1-96.

Provenance: Purchased for £12. 12. 0: see Books Purchased (1789), 5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.12.

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