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Bod-Inc: J-305

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae (comm. Domitius Calderinus).


Analysis of Content

a2r Calderinus, Domitius: [Introductory letter addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[D]omitius Iuliano Medici salutem. Etsi multa de prudentia, humanitate, uirtute tua . . .’ Explicit: optinet honestissimum. Vale

a3v ‘Iuuenalis uita'. Saturae, ed. Clausen, 179, with slightly variant ending.

a3v [Two notes referring to Calderinus's ‘Defensio' and rejecting the tradition dividing the Satyrae into books; cf. J‑323–J‑329.]

a4r Calderinus, Domitius: [Preface addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[S]atyrarum genera duo agnoscimus alterum antiquus(!) tam a graecis quam . . .’ Explicit: initium hoc pacto

a4v Calderinus, Domitius: [Commentary on Juvenalis, Satyrae.] Incipit: ‘Erone semper auditor scilicet alienorum carminum de qua molestia et temporis . . .’ Explicit: Porphyrio

a4v Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv.

m8v [Colophon.]

2l1r 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

2l1v Calderinus, Domitius: Defensio adversus Brotheum [Nicolaus Perottus]. Incipit: ‘[U]tinam Heli et Marce consilio me mihi uti licuisset . . .’ Explicit: accusari debere uiderentur. Valete


Imprint: Vicenza: Henricus de Sancto Ursio, Zenus, 1480. Folio.


Collation: a b10 c–f6 g8 h i6 k8 l6 m8 2l10.


ISTC: ij00644000

Hain: HC *9690;

Goff: Goff J‑644;

BMC: BMC VII 1044;

Proctor: Pr 7162;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑680; CIBN J‑358; Oates 2683; Sack, Freiburg, 2185; Sheppard 5929.

LCN: 14546397


Copy number: J-305(1)

Bound with:
2. Aulus Persius Flaccus, Satyrae. [Treviso: Paulus de Ferraria], 1481 (P‑136(2)).

Binding: Nineteenth-century calf, bound for the Bodleian; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 301 × 200 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 296 × 184 mm.

On the blank leaf a1 is a copy of the letter addressed to the magistrates and people of Milan by the Emperor Charles V, 26 Jan. 1526, announcing his victory over the French king and the conclusion of a peace treaty. References to the Satyrae on the recto and verso of the front endleaf, mainly in one humanist hand. Early marginal notes, including comments on the text, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, using foliage and palm-leaves as reference marks, and pointing hands with very long fingers. The opening words of each ‘satyra' are used as a running heading.

Provenance: Nathaniel Crynes (1686-1745); stamp on a2v: ‘N. Crynes'; ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 101r: records ‘Rawl' for Rawlinson, apparently for both items in the volume. Bequeathed in 1745.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 2.10(1).

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