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Bod-Inc: J-331

Juvencus, Gaius Vettius Aquilinus

Historia evangelica heroicis versibus conscripta.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v Hieronymus: ‘In libro . . . de illustribus uiris' [extract]. PL XXIII 691.

A1v Hieronymus: ‘In epistola ad Magnum vrbis oratorem' [extract]. PL XXII 668.

A1v Hieronymus: ‘Super Mattheum' [extract]. PL XXVI 26.

A1v Trithemius, Johannes: ‘In libro de scriptoribus ecclesiasticis' [extract]. Johannes Trithemius, De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis (Cologne, 1546), 27.

A1v Baptista Mantuanus: [Note about Juvencus.] Incipit: ‘Volo ante istorum oculos Iuuvencum Hispanum statuere quem inter illustres . . .’ Explicit: inclusit heroicis

A2r Petrarca, Franciscus: [Verse.] ‘In Bucolicorum aegloga decima que laurea occidens inscribitur'. Franciscus Petrarca, Il Bucolicum carmen di F. Petrarca, ed. Domenico de Venuto, Testi e studi di cultura classica, 5 (Pisa, 1990), 141-2, eclogue 10, lines 319-26.

A2r Juvencus, Gaius Vettius Aquilinus: Historia evangelica heroicis versibus conscripta. [Also known as Libri evangeliorum iv.] ‘In quattuor euangelia Christi'. Juvencus, Libri evangeliorum iv, ed. Karl Marold (Leipzig, 1886), 1-105; Juvencus, Libri evangeliorum iv, ed. J. Huemer, CSEL 24 (Prague, Vienna and Leipzig, 1891), 1-146.

K8r Buschius, Hermannus: ‘In presbyterum Juuencum Hispanum epigramma' [addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Nectite Pierides hederas et carpite lauros | Castalius liquidas porrigat altus aquas'; 10 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Deventer: Richard Pafraet, between 21 June 1491 and 25 Jan. 1492]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by HPT; Sheppard dates [1488-92].


Collation: A–D8.4 E6 F–I4.8 K8.

Types: Types: Sheppard records 88 G [P. 4], not P. 5 as Pr; HPT gives 106 G (3A), 81 G (4B), 175 G (6).

Leaves: 62 leaves.

Line number: 30 lines (A3v).

Type area: Type area: 153 ×75 mm (A3v).


ISTC: ij00672000

Hain: C 3423;

Goff: Goff J‑672;

Proctor: Pr 9035;

Others: Campbell–Kronenberg 1058a; CIBN J‑375; HPT II 408; ILC 1376; Nijhoff–Kronenberg 1248; Proctor, Campbell, 1058A; Sheppard 6956.

LCN: 14545397


Copy number: J-331(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. Scar of an index tab on A2.

Size: 209 × 148 × 13 mm.

Size of leaf: 200 × 133 mm.

Occasional ‘nota' marks.

Paragraph mark on A1r is supplied in red; some one- to four-line initials supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Bernardus Alten (sixteenth century); faint signature on A1r: ‘Bernardus Alten'. Hamm, North Rhine-Westphalia, Franciscan Recollects, S. Agnes; inscription in a sixteenth-century hand on A1r: ‘Conuentus Hammonensis'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; not identified in his sale catalogue. Probably (from the evidence of the shelfmark) purchased in 1884/5.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.5.

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