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Bod-Inc: H-207

Horatius Flaccus, Quintus

Opera (comm. Christophorus Landinus).


Analysis of Content

[A1v] Politianus, Angelus: ‘Ode dicolos tetrastophos' [addressed to] Q. Horatius Flaccus. Ludwig, ‘Horazrezeption in der Renaissance', 363-4.

[A2r] Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Proemium' [addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Landino, Scritti critici, I 198-202.

[A3r] ‘Tabula vocabulorum.’

[A6r] ‘Haec sunt quae in codice Horatii errore librarii mendosa emendanda fuerant.’ Incipit: ‘Neque polymnia imo ne ue polymnia ut neuepo faciat dactylum . . .’

[A6r] ‘Emendata in comentariis quae inuenies.’ Incipit: ‘Philamonem fratrem imo eius fratrem . . .’

[A6v] ‘Registrum.’

a1r Landinus, Christophorus: [Introduction.] ‘Vita poetae.’ Incipit: ‘[V]etustum sane institutum est et quod deinceps ab omnibus pene doctioribus perpetua . . .’

a2v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina. [Edited by Christophorus Landinus.] Hor. Carm. Landinus's work as editor is noted in the ‘Proemium.’

a2v Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Carmina.] Incipit: ‘  “Moecenas”. Ad Moecenatem scribit cui quantum debuerit paulo ante in sua uita . . .’

o3r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.

o3r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Epodes.] Incipit: ‘  “Ibis liburnis inter alta nauium”. Versus iambicus est, sed primus iambicus trimeter, secundus dimeter . . .’

p6r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmen saeculare. Hor. Saec.

p6r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Carmen saeculare.] Incipit: ‘  “Phoebe siluarumque potens Diana”. Carmen saeculare sane inter lyrica carmina referri potest . . .’

p7v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Ars poetica. Hor. Ars.

p7r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Ars poetica addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Incipit: ‘Permagna res est, illustrissime Guido Feltrane, Poeticam artem pro dignitate . . .’ Explicit: clatros. cancellos. irudo. sanguisuga est

r3r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Sermones addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Incipit: ‘Permagna res est, illustrissime Guido Feltri, et hominibus ac ciuitatibus apprime utilis . . .’

r3v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Sermones. Hor. S. 1. 10. 9-92 only.

y1v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epistolae. Hor. Ep.

y1v Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Epistolae addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Incipit: ‘Magnum profecto mortalibus, illustrissime Guido Feltri, adiumentum attulit ea que . . .’


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Gregoriis, de Forlivio, et Socii, 17 May 1483. Folio.


Collation: [A6] a–z & [con]8.


ISTC: ih00448000

Hain: HC *8883;

Goff: Goff H‑448;

BMC: BMC V 339;

Proctor: Pr 4502;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑363; CIBN H‑277; Oates 1802; Rhodes 942; Sack, Freiburg, 1881-2; Sheppard 3875-6.

LCN: 14449408


Copy number: H-207(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century English calf; bound for the Bodleian Library, each cover decorated with double gold fillets, gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 301 × 216 × 43 mm.

Size of leaf: 291 × 197 mm.

Occasional corrections to the text and ‘nota' marks in black ink. Scansion is supplied on d1v. A heavily erased contents list in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand on [A1r].

Principal six- to eight-line initials at the beginning of each work are supplied in blue with reserved white decoration, with red pen-work decoration within the body of the letter, and often with extensions into the margins; other one- to five-line initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue; capital strokes in red.

Provenance: Heavily cancelled inscription on [A1r]. Purchased from Harding and Lepard, Catalogue (1830), no. 3400, for £3. 3. 0; see Library Bills (1829-32), no. 19, Books Purchased (1829), 10, and note on the recto of the front endleaf, ‘purcd 1829.’

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.28.

Copy number: H-207(2)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf; marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 307 × 222 × 50 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 204 mm.

Copious early marginal and interlinear annotations, including extraction of key words, and corrections to the text and to the running headings, also pointing hands, ‘nota' marks, and underlining in the text in black ink.

On [A2r] an eight-line initial ‘S' is supplied in interlocked red and blue, with extensions into the inner margin, and with the area defined by the letter decorated with pen-work in black ink; other one- to eight-line initials, some with extensions into the margins, and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Johannes Paulus Cron (fl. 1696); inscription on g5r: ‘Joannes Paulus Cron poeta anno 1696'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 2040. Purchased for £0. 12. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 14.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 2.23.

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