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Bod-Inc: J-332

Juvencus, Gaius Vettius Aquilinus

Historia evangelica heroicis versibus conscripta.


Analysis of Content

A1r [Title.]

A1r Hieronymus: ‘In libro . . . de illustribus uiris' [extract]. PL XXIII 691.

A1r Hieronymus: ‘In epistola ad Magnum vrbis oratorem' [extract]. PL XXII 668.

A1r Hieronymus: ‘Super Mattheum' [extract]. PL XXVI 26.

A1r Trithemius, Johannes: ‘In libro de scriptoribus ecclesiasticis' [extract]. Johannes Trithemius, De scriptoribus ecclesiasticis (Cologne, 1546), 27.

A1r Baptista Mantuanus: [Note about Juvencus.] Incipit: ‘Volo ante istorum oculos Iuuvencum Hispanum statuere quem inter illustres . . .’ Explicit: inclusit heroicis

A1v 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.

A1v 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.

A1v Juvencus, Gaius Vettius Aquilinus: Historia evangelica heroicis versibus conscripta. [Also known as Libri evangeliorum iv.] ‘In quattuor euangelia Christi'. See J‑331.


Imprint: [Cologne: Cornelis de Zierikzee, c.1500]. 4°.


Collation: A–H8.4 I K6 L4.


ISTC: ij00675000

Hain: H *9725;

Goff: Goff J‑675;

BMC: BMC I 309;

Proctor: Pr 1510;

Others: BSB‑Ink I‑697; CIBN J‑380; Sack, Freiburg, 2192; Sheppard 1109; Voulliéme, Köln, 707.

LCN: 14545357


Copy number: J-332(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with dark brown cloth boards, bound for the Bodleian.

Size: 201 × 145 × 14 mm.

Size of leaf: 197 × 134 mm.

One- to four-line initials, some with extensions into the margin, paragraph marks, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Duplicate from Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' in pencil and number ‘3943'. Date of acquisition unknown; no indication given by the shelfmark.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.51.

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