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Bod-Inc: H-217

Horatius Flaccus, Quintus



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A2r Horatius Flaccus, Quintus: Epodae. Hor. Epod.

C7r [Epigram.] ‘Libellus Horatii.’ Incipit: ‘Iam censura grauis me castigauit ad unguem | Crispantes nasos tutus adire queo'; 2 elegiac distichs.

C7r Marullus Tarchaniota, Michael: ‘Epigramma de poetis Latinis.’ Michael Marullus, Carmina, ed. Alessandro Perosa (Zurich, 1951), 8-9, no. xvi, omitting lines 5-6; for this edition see p. xxxix.

C7r Johannes Cubitensis: [Epigram.] Incipit: ‘Viuent Virgilii viuent quoque carmina Flacci | Donec erit Phoebus dum vehet amnis aquas'; 1 elegiac distich. See Walther, Initia, 20737.


Imprint: Leipzig: Martin Landsberg, 1492. 4°.

Remarks: In some copies this item appears with others, which may also have been issued separately: (1) Odae I; (2) Odae II; (3) Odae III; (4) Odae IV; (5) Epodae; (6) Carmen saeculare; (7) Ars poetica; (8) Satirae. Johannes Honorius Cubitensis: Vita Horatii; (9) Epistolae.


Collation: A8 B6 C8.


ISTC: ih00445000

Hain: HC 8904;

Goff: Goff H‑445;


Proctor: Pr 2940;

Others: CIBN H‑283; Sack, Freiburg, 1886; Sheppard 2105.

LCN: 14463269


Copy number: H-217(1)

Wanting the blank leaf C8.

Binding: Eighteenth-century(?) paper boards.

Size: 219 × 160 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 213 × 155 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear annotations in a single German hand, including some corrections to the text, also underlining of words. On A1r two quotations in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand in red ink: Cassiodorus, Ep., 40,51,3: ‘Non possumus existimare iucundum quod nimia fiunt dilatione suspensum'; the quotation has not been located in PL; and Henricus Gainar, bk 2: ‘Mora denigrat domum meritumque minorat'. On B2v a sketch of a naked female figure.

Provenance: Purchased for £2. 2. 0; see Books Purchased (1847), 17.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 5.28.

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