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Bod-Inc: G-246

Gresemundus, Theodoricus

Dialogus Podalyrii cum Catone de furore Germanico diebus genialibus carnis privii.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1r Cuspinianus, [Johannes: Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Quem modo scire iuuat quidnam per compita larue | Mille strepant? Aut quis sit furor iste recens?'; 3 elegiac distichs. See Hans-Heinrich Fleischer, Dietrich Gresemund der Jüngere. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Humanismus in Mainz, Beiträge zur Geschichte der Universität Mainz, 8 (Wiesbaden, 1967), 96.

A2r Gresemundus, Theodoricus: [Introductory letter addressed to] Georgius [Peffer] de Helle. Incipit: ‘[T]heodoricus Gresemundus iunior Maguntinus celeberrimo eruditissimoque viro domino Georgio de Helle . . . Cum iis genialibus feriis quas carnispriuiales . . .’ See Fleischer 98.

A3r Canter, Jacobus; Frisius: [Verse addressed to] Germania. Incipit: ‘Gresemundo ingentes grates Germania solue | Laudibus et iuuenem sidera adusque leua'; 5 elegiac distichs. See Fleischer 97.

A3r Cuspinianus, Johannes: [Verse in praise of Gresemundus, addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Unde sit iste furor lemures quo luce diurna | Et laruis mixti per loca cuncta ruant'; 6 elegiac distichs. See Fleischer 96.

A3v Gresemundus, Theodoricus: Dialogus Podalyrii cum Catone de furore Germanico diebus genialibus carnis privii. Incipit: ‘[P]odalirius Ecdicetes Germanus. Saluere te iubeo, Cato. Unde proficisceris? An ex agro Norico? . . .’ See Fleischer 97-103.

B5r Gresemundus, Theodoricus: [Verse addressed to the book.] Incipit: ‘Edende auspiciis, libelle, faustis | Placato Ioue consulente Phebo'; 50 Phaleucian hendecasyllabics.

B6r Gresemundus, Theodoricus: ‘Carmen elegiacum . . . in eundem Zoilum.’ Incipit: ‘Falsus hucusque mihi firmam proh, Zoile, vultu | Spondere es blando visus amiciciam'; 13 elegiac distichs.

B6v Gresemundus, Theodoricus: ‘Tetrastichum . . . in eundem Zoilum.’ Incipit: ‘Ludere centenos vna se Zoilus hora | Iactat posse modos non facit ergo vir est'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Mainz: Peter von Friedberg, after 28 Feb. 1495]. 4°.


Collation: a b6.


ISTC: ig00484000

GW: GW 11510;

Hain: H *8049;

Goff: Goff G‑484;

BMC: BMC I 47;

Proctor: Pr 178;

Others: BSB‑Ink G‑369; Oates 58; Sheppard 115.

LCN: 14555500


Copy number: G-246(1)

Binding: Nineteenth/twentieth-century half red sheep, with paper covers and marbled pastedowns.

Size: 211 × 149 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 204 × 140 mm.

Some early marginal notes and underlining in the text in black ink.

Provenance: Purchased in 1861 via Parker, from Edwin Tross; ‘Tross VIII 1337', either for £1. 17. 6; see Invoice Book (1862-4, Library Records d. 430); or £1. 8. 0; see Library Bills (1862-4), bill dated 24 Oct. 1861; the former price may include Parker's commission.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 2Q inf. 2.57.

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