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Bod-Inc: H-208

Horatius Flaccus, Quintus

Opera (comm. Christophorus Landinus).


Analysis of Content

a2r Landinus, Christophorus: [Introduction.] ‘Vita poetae.’ Incipit: ‘[V]etustum sane institutum est et quod deinceps ab omnibus pene doctioribus perpetua . . .’

a3r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina. Hor. Carm.

a3r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Carmina.] Incipit: ‘  “Moecenas”. Ad Moecenatem scribit cui quantum debuerit paulo ante in sua uita . . .’

B3r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.

B3r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Epodes.] Incipit: ‘  “Ibis liburnis inter alta nauium”. Versus iambicus est, sed primus iambicus trimeter, secundus dimeter . . .’

C5v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Carmen saeculare. Hor. Saec.

C5v Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Carmen saeculare.] Incipit: ‘  “Phoebe siluarumque potens Diana”. Carmen seculare sane inter lyrica carmina referri potest . . .’

C6r 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

C6v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Ars poetica. Hor. Ars.

E3r Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Sermones addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Incipit: ‘Permagna res est, illustrissime Guido Feltri, et hominibus ac ciuitatibus apprime utilis . . .’

E3v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Sermones. Hor. S. 1. 10. 9-92 only.

L3v Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epistolae. Hor. Ep.

L3v Landinus, Christophorus: [Commentary on Epistolae addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Incipit: ‘Magnum profecto mortalibus, illustrissime Guido Feltri, adiumentum attulit ea que . . .’

P4r [Colophon.]

P4v Landinus, Christophorus: ‘Proemium' [addressed to] Guidubaldus de Montefeltro. Landino, Scritti critici, I 198-202.

P5r ‘Tabula vocabulorum.’

P7r Politianus, Angelus: ‘Ode dicolos tetrastophos' [addressed to] Q. Horatius Flaccus. Ludwig, ‘Horazrezeption in der Renaissance', 363-4.


Imprint: Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio, 6 Sept. 1483. Folio.


Collation: a–n A–I L–O6 P8.

Types: Types: 105 R; 83 R; 83 Gk. Capital spaces, a few with guide-letters.

Leaves: 164 leaves, the first blank.

Line number: 56 lines (a2v).

Type area: Type area: 230 × 157 mm (a2v).


ISTC: ih00449000

Hain: HC *8882;

Goff: Goff H‑449;

Proctor: Pr 4446;

Others: BSB‑Ink H‑364; CIBN H‑278; Sheppard 3579.

LCN: 14449455


Copy number: H-208(1)

Wanting leaf P8, containing the register, and the blank leaf a1.

Leaf P1 damaged, and the lost text (but not the commentary) has been supplied on the repaired leaf in pen and ink.

Binding: Eighteenth-century calf; gold-tooled spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 322 × 215 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 312 × 200 mm.

Marginal notes washed out. Some corrections to the running headings in black ink. Irregular foliation is supplied in black ink in the upper margin: [1]–158.

Two- to seven-line initials are supplied in red, blue, or interlocked red and blue; paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Inscription on front pastedown: ‘15s Reading[ ] 1784'. Thomas Thorpe, Catalogue 1833, pt 2, no. 1611. Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1833), 12.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 1.17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 2.22.

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