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Bod-Inc: J-297

Justinus, Marcus Junianus

Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Justinus, [Marcus Junianus]: Epitomae in Trogi Pompeii historias. Just. Epit.

g2r B[e]roaldus, Philippus: [Introductory letter addressed to] Count Petrus Maria Rubeus. Incipit: ‘[Q]uemadmodum Dinocrates architectus, clarissime uir, procera statura . . .’ The letter is in the version mentioning Henricus de Colonia (F‑079), unlike the first edition (F‑078).

g2r Florus, Lucius [Annaeus]: Epitomae rerum Romanarum. Flor. Epit.

i7v [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Aurea Iustini Lucique epithomata Flori | Aere tibi modico, candide lector, eme'; 4 elegiac distichs. Justinianus Romanus is mentioned as editor or corrector in the poem: ‘Rite recognouit opus Iustinianus ad unguem | Romanus.’

i8r Sabellicus, Marcus Antonius: [Valedictory letter addressed to] Johannes Matthaeus Contarenus. Incipit: ‘Recognoui his paucis diebus Iustini et Lucii Flori Epitomen fuitque ea mihi lectio . . .’ Explicit: ac boni consule


Imprint: [Venice: Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis and Albertinus Vercellensis, for Bernardinus Rasinius Novocomensis, before 4 Apr. 1494]. Folio.

Remarks: As assigned by CIBN and IGI, and dated by BSB‑Ink, CIBN and BMC. BSB‑Ink, IGI and BMC assign to [Johannes Rubeus Vercellensis] alone. IGI dates [c.1490], IGI [c.1498], and Sheppard [c.1495?].


Collation: a8 b–h6 i8.


ISTC: ij00620000

Hain: HC *9654;

Goff: Goff J‑620;

BMC: BMC V 421;

Proctor: Pr 5139;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑671; CIBN J‑342; IGI 5558; Sheppard 4128.

LCN: 14547086


Copy number: J-297(1)

Binding: Gold-tooled mottled calf, c.1700; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 304 × 210 × 16 mm.

Size of leaf: 298 × 199 mm.

Some ‘nota' marks, underlining, and corrections in the text in black ink.

Provenance: Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755)(?); ‘Rawl' according to ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', 79r. Presumably bequeathed in 1755.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 3.10.

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