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Bod-Inc: J-303

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae (comm. Domitius Calderinus).


Analysis of Content

a1v Calderinus, Domitius: [Introductory letter addressed to] Julianus [I Petri Cosimi de'] Medici. Incipit: ‘[D]omitius Iuliano Medici salutem etsi multa de prudentia, humanitate, uirtute tua . . .’ Explicit: obtinet honestissimum. Vale See C‑019.

a1v ‘Iuuenalis uita'. A. Persius Flaccus and D. Junius Juvenalis, Saturae, ed. W. V. Clausen (Oxford, 1992), 179, with slightly variant ending. Elsewhere attributed to Calderinus; see C‑019.

a1v [Two notes referring to Calderinus's ‘Defensio' and rejecting the tradition dividing the Satyrae into books; cf. J‑323–J‑329.]

a2r Calderinus, Domitius: [Preface addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[S]atirarum genera duo agnoscimus alterum antiquius tam a graecis quam . . .’ Explicit: initium hoc pacto

a2v Calderinus, Domitius: [Commentary on Juvenalis, Satyrae.] Incipit: ‘[E]rone semper auditor scilicet alienorum carminum de qua molestia et temporis . . .’ Explicit: Porphyrio

a2v Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv.

k4r Calderinus, Domitius: [Critical remarks on Fidentinus (Angelus Cneus Sabinus). Letter addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[N]ihil mihi in toto opere perficiendo molestius fuit . . .’ Explicit: ascribendam iudicem On Fidentinus see C‑019.

k4r Calderinus, Domitius: Defensio adversus Brotheum [Nicolaus Perottus]. Incipit: ‘[U]tinam Heli et Marce consilio me mihi uti licuisset . . .’ Explicit: accusari debere uiderentur. Valete See C‑019.


Imprint: Venice: Bartholomaeus de Zanis, 3 Oct. 1487. Folio.


Collation: a–i6 k8.


ISTC: ij00652000

Hain: HC *9699;

Goff: Goff J‑652;

BMC: BMC V 430;

Proctor: Pr 5154;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑686; Sheppard 4159.

LCN: 14548420


Copy number: J-303(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf with gold-tooled spine, marbled pastedowns, and the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 301 × 210 × 17 mm.

Size of leaf: 295 × 198 mm.

Some underlining in the text in black ink. Bibliographical notes by Heber on the recto of the front endleaf.

Provenance: Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Franciscans; a heavily erased inscription in a sixteenth-century hand on a1r: ‘Sum conuentus Brulensis(?)'; a shelfmark on a1r: ‘R 21'. Treuttell and Würtz; sale (1817), lot 794; Heber's note on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘June 1817. Sale by Sotheby of an amateur [Tr(euttel) & W(ürtz)]'. Richard Heber (1773-1833); Purchased by Heber for £0. 8. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in Heber's sale catalogue; see Catalogue, 5 (1835), lot 2571; sold for £0. 4. 0. Purchased for £0. 18. 0 according to Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.11.

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