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Bod-Inc: N-009

Nestor, Dionysius

Vocabularius, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

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.

t5v Nestor, Dionysius: [Epigramma addressed to] a detractor [ μυκτερίδα ] (in this edition νυκτερίδα ). Incipit: ‘Ecquis hic insulsus, ignarus, ineptus, inaudax | Cum Latiis pariter grammata Graeca ruens,'; 13 elegiac distichs.

t5v Nestor, Dionysius: [Carmen in Italian.] Incipit: ‘O schiochi, o pazi, o pien di caecitade | Chi vostri giorni andate consumando | Si stoltamente in tante vanitade'; terza rima.

t6v Nestor, Dionysius: ‘Carmina ad exhortandos ad conuersionem peccatores timore poenarum ex consideratione visibilium.’ Incipit: ‘Legeris hoc quisquis carmen lachrymabilie(!) fusis | Sacra roges lachrymis culpas ut numina donent'; 25 hexameters.

t6v Nestor, Dionysius: [Carmen in Italian.] Incipit: ‘Segui gia vana speme el van desio | Hor me nante(!) a lochii un chiaro spegio | Oue vedo me stesso, el fallir mio'; terza rima.

t7v 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.

t7v Nestor, Dionysius: Emendatio in libellum Sulpitii de syllabarum quantitate. Incipit: ‘Aratrum ra syllabam naturaliter corripit . . .’ See N‑007.


Imprint: Venice: Philippus Pincius, 1496. Folio.


Collation: a–q8 r6 s8 t10.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: in00015000

Hain: HC *6255;

Goff: Goff N‑15;

BMC: BMC V 497;

Proctor: Pr 5314;

Others: BSB‑Ink N‑21; CIBN N‑13; Hillard 1423; Sack, Freiburg, 2517; Sheppard 4403.

LCN: 14465213


Copy number: N-009(1)

Bound with:
2. Johannes Tortellius, De Orthographia. Venice: Johannes Tacuinus, de Tridino, 19 Dec. 1495 (T‑227);
3. Nonius Marcellus, De compensiosa doctrina. Venice: Antonius de Gusago, 12 Feb. 1498 (N‑128).

Binding: Seventeenth-century parchment; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Formerly chained: staple-marks of a hasp at the head of upper cover. Manuscript and printed titles on the spine.

Size: 300 × 205 × 55 mm.

Size of leaf: 292 × 195 mm.

A few marginal notes, extracting key words, in an early Italian(?) hand. ‘xlix' in brown ink in the upper margin of a1r.

Provenance: Edward Bernard (1638-1697); Wanley's list, p. 4 no. 344. Among the books purchased in 1697 from Bernard's widow.

Former Bodleian shelfmarks: Art. C 2.13; Art. M 1.1; Auct. P 2.6.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.6(1).

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