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Bod-Inc: J-308

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

a3r ‘Iuuenalis uita'. Saturae, ed. Clausen, 179, with slightly variant ending.

a3r [Two notes referring to Calderinus's ‘Defensio' and rejecting the tradition dividing the Satyrae into books; cf. J‑323–J‑329.]

a3r Calderinus, Domitius: [Preface addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[S]atyrarum genera duo agnoscimus alterum antiquius tam a gaecis(!) quam . . .’ Explicit: initium hoc pacto

a4r Calderinus, Domitius: [Commentary on Juvenalis, Satyrae.] Incipit: ‘[E]rone semper auditor scilicet alienorum carminum de qua molestia et temporis . . .’ Explicit: Porphirio

a4r Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv.

m1r [Colophon.]

m2r [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 iudicent

m2r Calderinus, Domitius: Defensio adversus Brotheum [Nicolaus Perottus]. Incipit: ‘[U]tinam Heli et Marce consilio meo mihi uti licuisset . . .’ Explicit: accusari debere uiderentur. Valete


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 16 Apr. 1483. Folio.


Collation: a–k8 l m6.

Types: Types: 110 R; 76 R. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 92 leaves, the first blank.

Line number: 56 lines of commentary surrounding the text (a4r).

Type area: Type area: 216 ×135 mm (a4r).


ISTC: ij00647000

Hain: H *9693;

Goff: Goff J‑647;

Proctor: Pr 5945;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑682; Sheppard 4949.

LCN: 14548452


Copy number: J-308(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century Italian quarter red morocco, with red paper boards and marbled pastedowns; bound for Boutourlin.

Size: 307 × 220 × 24 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 209 mm.

Early marginal notes, including comments on the text (mainly in one humanist hand), corrections to both the text and commentary, with poorly inked letters written over by hand, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands. Pencil foliation: 1-92.

Two- and four-line initials are supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Dimitrij Petrovich, Count Boutourlin (1763-1829); shelfmark no. 327, see Catalogue (1831); purchased at his sale for £1. 0. 0: see Catalogue (1841), probably lot 857, and Books Purchased (1842), 26.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.16.

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