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Bod-Inc: J-312

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

a1v ‘Iuuenalis uita'. Saturae, ed. Clausen, 179, with slightly variant ending.

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: Porphirio

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

k4r 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: Andreas de Paltasichis, 24 Mar. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a–i6 k8.


ISTC: ij00653000

Hain: HR 9701;

Goff: Goff J‑653;

Proctor: Pr 4777;

Others: Polain 2398; Rhodes 1058; Sheppard 3924.

LCN: 14548468


Copy number: J-312(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf (c.1825), bound for the Bodleian; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers.

Size: 320 × 224 × 15 mm.

Size of leaf: 311 × 210 mm.

Copious early marginal and interlinear notes, all in one humanist hand, including comments on and corrections of the text, extraction of key words, underlining in the commentary, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands.

Some capitals touched with yellow wash.

Provenance: Abbé Luigi Celotti (c.1768-c.1846); sale, 14 Feb. 1825, lot 772. Purchased for £0. 7. 0; see Books Purchased (1825), 15, and note ‘purchased 1825' on the recto of the front endleaf.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 2.13.

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