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Bod-Inc: L-173

Lucianus Samosatensis



Analysis of Content

A1r [Title-page.]

A1v [Rinucius Aretinus?]: ‘Prologus' [addressed to] Cardinal Jean Le Jeune. See L‑172.

A2r ‘Dialogi argumentum.’ See L‑172.

A2r Lucianus Samosatensis: Charon. ‘Luciani inter Charonem et Mercurium dialogus.’ Translated by Phenicius [Rinucius Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘Mercurius. [Q]uid rides, o Charon, et quid apud superos relicta cymba venisti . . .’ See L‑172.


Imprint: [Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, not before 10 Apr. 1497]. 4°.

Remarks: As dated by HPT and ILC; Sheppard dates [1497-1500].


Collation: A6.


ISTC: il00322500

Hain: C 3657;

Proctor: Pr 9108;

Others: Campbell 1179; HPT II 415; ILC 1501; Polain 2523; Sheppard 7000.

LCN: 14503638


Copy number: L-173(1)

Bound with A‑130(1); see there for details of binding and acquisition.

Size of leaf: 190 × 128 mm.

Leaf A3 bound after A4.

Copious early marginal notes and interlinear notes in one sixteenth-century hand, the marginal notes commenting on the text, the interlinear ones mainly synonyms.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.113(12).

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