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Bod-Inc: L-174

Lucianus Samosatensis

Dialogus de funerali pompa.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v Niavis, Paulus: [Letter addressed to] Thomas Friberger. Incipit: ‘[C]ogitaui, vir honorande, nuper quo studio dignitati tue pro summa in me . . .’

a1v [Rinucius Aretinus: Preface.] Lockwood, ‘Rinucius', 100.

a1v Lucianus Samosatensis: [Dialogus de funerali pompa.] ‘Dyalogus . . . de Charone inferorum nauta.’ ‘Dialogus . . . quomodo solus nudus per Acheronta transuehi potest.’ [Translated by Rinucius Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[A]udite quo quidem pacto nostra se negocia habeant . . .’ See Lockwood, ‘Rinucius', 99. Translation of ed. Macleod 77,20(10), Νεκρικοὶ διάλογοι ; Johannes Aurispa is named as translator in the heading.

a3v Lucianus Samosatensis: De praecedentia Alexandri, Hannibalis et Scipionis. [Translated by Johannes Aurispa.] Incipit: ‘Alexander. [M]e o libice preponi decet melior equidem sum . . .’ Translation of ed. Macleod 77,25(12), Νεκρικοὶ διάλογοι ; see Mattioli 207.

a5r Petrarca, Franciscus [pseudo-; Petrus Damiani]: Recommendatio heremi. [Liber Dominus vobiscum [ext.]] ‘Recommendatio celle et heremi'. PL CXLV 246-51.

b1v Isidorus Hispalensis: Synonyma [ext.]. PL LXXXIII 844-68 with variations; see CPL 1203.


Imprint: [Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, c.1492-3]. 4°.

Remarks: Printed in Quentell's types 7: 80/81 G, and 3: 180 G (cf. BSB‑Ink). As dated by BSB‑Ink; Sheppard dates [1489-94]. Campbell–Kronenberg and Oates assign to [Deventer: Jacobus de Breda, c.1497].


Collation: a b6.

Types: Types: 180 G, first line of title, incipits, and head-line; 80 G, text. Capital spaces.

Leaves: 12 leaves.

Line number: 36 lines, plus headline (a3r).

Type area: Type area: 145 (150) ×86 mm (a3r).


ISTC: il00325000

Hain: HC *10273;

Goff: Goff L‑325;

Proctor: Pr 1404;

Others: BSB‑Ink L‑240; Campbell–Kronenberg 1176; Oates 3544; Rhodes 1115; Sheppard 1014; Voulliéme, Köln, p. 338.

LCN: 14502659


Copy number: L-174(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with brown cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library. Parchment index tab on a4.

Size: 212 × 147 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 205 × 135 mm.

On a1v a three-line initial ‘S' supplied in faded brown ink, edged in red, and with an extension into the outer margin. Occasional ‘nota' marks in red ink.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dpl' in pencil on a1r; ‘1988' in pencil on b6v. Acquired between 1847 and c.1892, probably in 1850; not in Catalogus (1843) with Appendix.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 5Q 6.71.

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