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Bod-Inc: N-008

Nestor, Dionysius

Vocabularius, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1v Nestor, Dionysius: [Verse dedicated to] Ludovicus Sforza. Incipit: ‘Anguiger hunc princeps tu qui auxiliaribus armis | Tutor ades domino Mutinae Lodouice libellum'; 40 hexameters. See N‑007.

a2r Nestor, Dionysius: Vocabularius. Incipit: ‘[A]bax huius abacis antiquiores nostri teste Prisciano declinabant . . .’ See N‑007.

z6r Nestor, Dionysius: [Epigramma addressed to] a detractor [ μυκτερίδα ]. Incipit: ‘Ecquis hic insulsus, ignarus, ineptus, inaudax | Cum Latiis pariter grammata Graeca ruens?'; 13 elegiac distichs.

z6r Nestor, Dionysius: [Carmen in Italian.] Incipit: ‘O schiocchi o pazi o pien di caecitade | Chi vostri giorni andate consumando | Si stoltamente in tante vanitade'; terza rima.

z7r Nestor, Dionysius: ‘Carmina ad exhortandos ad conuersionem peccatores timore pœnarum ex consideratione visibilium.’ Incipit: ‘Legeris hoc quisquis carmen lachrymabile fusis | Sacra roges lachrymis culpas ut numina donent'; 25 hexameters.

z7r Nestor, Dionysius: [Carmen in Italian.] Incipit: ‘Segui gia vana speme el van desio | Hor me dinante a lochii un chiaro spegio | Oue vedo me stesso el fallir mio'; terza rima.

z8r Nestor, Dionysius: ‘Carmina ad exhortandos ad religionem iam conuersos in statu quem professi sunt.’ Incipit: ‘Relligione sacra fratres gaudete Minores | Mandantes operi cunctos promissa per annos'; 26 hexameters.

z8r Nestor, Dionysius: Emendatio in libellum Sulpitii de syllabarum quantitate. Incipit: ‘Aratrum ra syllabam naturaliter corripit . . .’ See N‑007.


Imprint: [Venice]: Guilelmus Anima Mia, Tridinensis, 26 June 1488. Folio.


Collation: a–y8 z10.

Illustrations: Woodcut initial on a2r.


ISTC: in00014000

Hain: HC *6253;

Goff: Goff N‑14;

BMC: BMC V 410;

Proctor: Pr 5110;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑20; CIBN N‑12; Hillard 1422; Oates 2006; Rhodes 1224; Sack, Freiburg, 2516; Sheppard 4101.

LCN: 14465297


Copy number: N-008(1)

Binding: Eighteenth/nineteenth-century gilt-tooled quarter red morocco over green pasteboards; red-edged leaves; ‘125' printed on a small rectangular label at the head of the spine; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 295 × 214 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 293 × 203 mm.

A few marginal notes, mainly providing corrections to the text but also extracting key words in Latin and Greek, in a humanist hand.

Provenance: Giacomo Lucchesini (1753-1820); erased ownership note on rear pastedown: ‘di Giacomo Lucchesini'. Thomas Thorpe (1791-1851). Purchased ‘At Wise's 1st auction of Thorpe's Books', lot 125, for £0. 7. 6: see Books Purchased (1832), 17 and Financial Statements 1828-32; 1837-40 (Library Records b.4), no. 16, ‘Books purchased by the Librarian'.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Auct. N extra 1.18.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.5.

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