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Bod-Inc: F-054

Fidelis, Cassandra

Oratio pro Bertucio Lamberto.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Fidelis, Cassandra: Oratio pro Bertucio Lamberto. Incipit: ‘[S]i forti animo incipienti timere decorum esser . . .’ Dated Padua, 1487. Clarissimae feminae Cassandrae Fidelis, venetae. Epistolae et orationes, ed. J. F. Tomasini (Padua, 1636), 193-201 no. 1. See also Cassandra Fedele, Letters and orations, ed. D. Robin (Chicago, Ill., 2000), 154-9 (English translation).

[a3r] Scledeus, Ludovicus; Vicentinus: [Letter addressed to] Cassandra Fidelis. Incipit: ‘Existimatur musarum decus foeminarum facundiam . . .’

[a3r] Fidelis, Cassandra: [Letter addressed to] Ludovicus Scledeus. Incipit: ‘Prius me excusandam esse arbitror . . .’ Dated Venice, 30 Nov. 1488.

[a4r] Tancredus, Angelus: ‘Diuae Cassandrae Venetae foelicitatem gloriamque'.’ Incipit: ‘Etsi in hac asperrima conditione . . .’ Dated Padua, 1488.

[a4v] Niger, Franciscus: ‘In dictam Cassandram pistaeam poeonicum sapphicon'.’ Incipit: ‘Virgo cui tinnit falerata lingua'; 20 sapphic stanzas.

[a5v] [Colophon.] Incipit: ‘Dum in Nereidum Driadumque nympharum parnasum . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes Lucilius Santritter and Hieronymus de Sanctis, 19 Jan. 1488. 4°.


Collation: [a6].

Illustrations: One woodcut initial.


ISTC: if00163000

GW: GW 9888;

Hain: HC Addenda, 4555;

Goff: Goff F‑163;

BMC: BMC V 462;

Proctor: Pr 5181;

Others: BSB‑Ink F‑122; Sheppard 4280.

LCN: 14386404


Copy number: F-054(1)

Bound with B‑124; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 210 × 152 mm.

Leaf [a1v], l. 1 reads ‘ . . . VENF‑|TAE', as GW, not as BMC.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q 6.36(3).

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