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Ovidius Naso, Publius

Opera: Steiner tradition 5 ‘Accursius’ (ed. Barnabas Celsanus).


Analysis of Content

a2r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Heroides. [The whole volume is edited by Barnabas Celsanus, as stated in the colophon.] Ov. Ep., with the letters in the following order: . . . 14, 16-21; 5 begins with an extra couplet, ‘Nympha suo Paridi quamuis suus esse recusat | Mittit ab ideis uerba legenda iugis'; 8 supplies a ‘missing' couplet, ‘[A]lloquor Hermione nuper fratremque uirumque | Nunc fratrem nomen coniugis alter habet'; 11 supplies a ‘missing' couplet, ‘[A]eolis aeolidae quam non habet ipsa salutem | Mittit et armata uerba notata manu'.

e7v O[vidius] Naso, Publius [pseudo-?]: Sappho. [Ov.] Ep. Sapph.

f2r [Suda lexicon.] ‘Ex Suida'. Incipit: ‘Sappho Simonis aut alii putant eum ei ut alii Erigii . . .’ Explicit: leucade se deiecit

f2r Antipater Sidonius: [Epigram.] Incipit: ‘Dulcia mnemosyne demirans carmina Sapphus | Quæsiuit decima pieris unde foret'; 1 distich.

f2v Ausonius, [Decimus Magnus: In simulacrum Sapphus.] Ausonius, Works, ed. Green, 75, no. 35.

f2v [Statius, Publius] Papinius: [Silvae.] Stat. Silv. 5. 3. 154-5.

f2v Horatius [Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina.] Hor. Carm. 4. 9. 11-12.

f2v [Ovidius Naso, Publius: Amores.] Ov. Am. 2. 18. 27-34. Preceded by a note on Sabinus, beginning ‘A. Sabinus eques Romanus celeberrimus . . .’

f2v [Ovidius Naso, Publius]: Epistolae ex Ponto. ‘De ponto libro tertio in inuidos'. Ov. Pont. 4. 16. 13-16.

f2v ‘Rescriptio Vlyxis ad Penolopen'. Incipit: ‘[P]ertulit ad miserum tandem tua casus Ulyxem | Penelope chartis uerba notata piis'; 66 distichs.

f4r ‘Phyllidi Demophoon'. Incipit: ‘[P]hyllidi Demophoon patria dimittit ab urbe | Et patriam meminit muneris esse tui'; 53 distichs.

f5r ‘Rescriptum Paridis Oenone'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uae satis apta tibi tam iuste nympha querenti | Rescribam fateor quaerere uerba manum'; 46 distichs.

f6v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Amores. ‘Elegiarum siue amorum liber'. Ov. Am.

k1r Ovidius Naso, Publius: De arte amandi. [Also known as Ars amatoria.] Ov. Ars.

n1v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Remedia amoris. ‘De remedio amoris'. Ov. Rem.

o2r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Ibis. Ov. Ib.

p1r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Fasti. Ov. Fast.

x5r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Tristia. Ov. Tr.

cc3r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Epistolae ex Ponto. ‘De Ponto'. Ov. Pont.

gg6r Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: De pulice. ‘De pulice opusculum'. Incipit: ‘[P]arue pulex et amara lues inimica puellis | Carmine quo fungar in tua facta ferox?'; 19 distichs.

gg6v Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-: De philomela.] ‘De philomena liber'. Klopsch, ‘Carmen de philomela', 187-94.

gg7v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Medicamina faciei feminae. Ov. Med.

gg8v Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: Nux. ‘De nuce libellus'. Nux.

hh2v Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: Consolatio ad Liviam. [Ov.] Cons.


Imprint: Venice: Hermannus Liechtenstein, 21 Sept. 1484. Folio.

Remarks: A reissue of part I of the Vicenza, 1480 edition (Bod-inc. O‑042); sheets hh2-4, including the colophon, have been reprinted.


Collation: a10 b–z aa–hh8.


ISTC: io00131000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) H *12149; C 4545;

Goff: Goff O‑133;

BMC: BMC V 357;

Proctor: Pr 4786;

Others: BSB‑Ink O‑144; Sheppard 3933.

LCN: 14537688


Copy number: O-043(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and hh8.

Owing to an error of imposition the text of y2v and y7r has changed places. On gg5r is the impression of a piece of type, which fell on the page.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 305 × 206 × 56 mm.

Size of leaf: 296 × 186 mm.

Early marginal annotations, including corrections to the text, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black ink.

Some three- to eight-line initials and occasional headings are supplied in black ink.

Provenance: J. T. Hand (fl. 1834-1837); it seems probable that J. T. Hand's copy of the reissue was purchased at his sale (1837), lot 233 for £0. 10. 6 (see Library Bills 1837-8, no. 30), but that it was subsequently discarded as a duplicate. Date of acquisition unknown; other books with neighbouring shelfmarks were acquired during the 1830s and 1840s.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 3.15.

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