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Bod-Inc: J-310

Juvenalis, Decimus Junius

Satyrae (comm. Domitius Calderinus).


Analysis of Content

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

a2r ‘Iuuenalis uita'. Saturae, ed. Clausen, 179, with slightly variant ending.

a2r [Two notes referring to Calderinus's ‘Defensio' and rejecting the tradition dividing the Satyrae into books; cf. J‑323–J‑329.]

a2v Calderinus, Domitius: [Preface addressed to] Julianus [I] de' Medici. Incipit: ‘[S]atyrarum genera duo agnoscimus alterum antiquius tam a Graecis quam . . .’ Explicit: initium hoc pacto

a3r Calderinus, Domitius: [Commentary on Juvenalis, Satyrae.] Incipit: ‘[E]rone semper auditor scilicet alienorum carminum de qua molestia et temporis . . .’ Explicit: Porphyrio

a3r Juvenalis, [Decimus] Junius: Satyrae. Juv.

l3r [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

l3r Calderinus, Domitius: Defensio adversus Brotheum [Nicolaus Perottus]. Incipit: ‘[U]tinam Heli et Marce consilio meo mihi uti licuisset . . .’ Explicit: accusari debere uiderentur. Valete


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 22 July 1483. Folio.


Collation: a–l6.


ISTC: ij00649000

Hain: HC *9695;

Goff: Goff J‑649;

BMC: BMC VII 1138;

Proctor: Pr 4620;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑683; CIBN J‑362; Rhodes 1057; Sack, Freiburg, 2187; Sheppard 3841.

LCN: 14548493


Copy number: J-310(1)

Bound with:
2. Aulus Persius Flaccus, Satyrae. Venice: Reynaldus de Novimagio, 24 Dec. 1482 (P‑139(2)).

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century half mottled calf with marbled paper boards, gold-tooled spine, and the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. The edges are blue; ‘IVVENALIS' in an early hand across the fore-edge of both items.

Size: 315 × 226 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 303 × 211 mm.

Early marginal and interlinear annotations, mainly in one humanist hand, including occasional corrections to the text, extraction of key words, and ‘nota' marks. Irregular manuscript foliation in black ink: 1-40. Bibliographical note by Heber on the recto of the front endleaf.

Irregular running numbers of Satyrae are supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); note (see above); purchased by him for £0. 7. 0, according to the price annotated in red ink in his sale catalogue, Catalogue, 5 (1835), lot 2570, sold for £0. 5. 6. Perhaps the copy purchased for £0. 15. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 16.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.10(1).

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