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Ovidius Naso, Publius

Opera: Steiner tradition 5 ‘Accursius'.


Analysis of Content

A1r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Heroides. Ov. Ep., with the letters in the following order: . . . 14, 16. 1-38,145-378; 17-21; 5 begins with an extra couplet, ‘Nympha suo Paridi quamuis suus esse recusat | Mittit ab idaeis uerba legenda iugis'.

F1r O[vidius] Naso, Publius [pseudo-?]: Sappho. [Ov.] Ep. Sapph.

F2v [Suda lexicon.] ‘Ex Suida'. Incipit: ‘Sappho Simonis aut alii putant eum ei ut alii Erigii . . .’ Explicit: leucade se deiecit

F3r Antipater Sidonius: [Epigram.] Incipit: ‘Dulcia mnemosyne demirans carmina Sapphus | Quæsiuit decima pieris unde foret'; 1 distich.

F3r Ausonius, [Decimus Magnus: In simulacrum Sapphus.] Ausonius, Works, ed. Green, 75, no. 35.

F3r [Statius, Publius] Papinius: [Silvae.] Stat. Silv. 5. 3. 154-5.

F3r Horatius [Flaccus, Quintus: Carmina.] Hor. Carm. 4. 9. 11-12.

F3r [Ovidius Naso, Publius: Amores.] Ov. Am. 2. 18. 27-34. Preceded by a note on Sabinus, beginning ‘A. Sabinus eques Romanus celeberrimus . . .’

F3r [Ovidius Naso, Publius]: Epistolae ex Ponto. ‘De ponto libro tertio in inuidos'. Ov. Pont. 4. 16. 13-16.

F3r ‘Rescriptio Vlyxis ad Penelopem'. Incipit: ‘[P]ertulit ad miserum tandem tua casus Ulyxem | Penelope chartis uerba notata piis'; 66 distichs.

F4r ‘Phyllidi Demophoon'. Incipit: ‘[P]hyllida 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.

F6r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Amores. ‘Liber elegiarum siue amorum liber'. Ov. Am.

K1v Ovidius Naso, Publius: De arte amandi. [Also known as Ars amatoria.] Ov. Ars.

N2v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Remedia amoris. ‘De remedio amoris'. Ov. Rem.

O3r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Ibis. Ov. Ib.

P2v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Fasti. Ov. Fast.

X6v Ovidius Naso, Publius: Tristia. Ov. Tr.

[Rum5v] Ovidius Naso, Publius: Epistolae ex Ponto. ‘De Ponto'. Ov. Pont.

DD6r Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: De pulice. ‘De pulice opusculum'. Incipit: ‘[P]arue pulex et amara lues inimica puellis | Carmine quo fungar in tua facta feros?'; 19 distichs.

DD6v Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-: De philomela.] ‘De philomena liber'. Klopsch, ‘Carmen de philomela', 187-94.

EE1r Ovidius Naso, Publius: Medicamina faciei feminae. Ov. Med.

EE1v Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: Nux. ‘De nuce libellus'. Nux.

EE3r Ovidius Naso, Publius [pseudo-]: Consolatio ad Liviam. [Ov.] Cons.

EE7r [Colophon.]

EE7r ‘Registrum'.

EE8r [Table of all contents in the volume (items 1 and 2).] ‘Ouidii opera'.


Imprint: Venice: Christophorus de Pensis de Mandello, [23 Dec.] 1498. Folio.

Remarks: The colophon reads ‘xxiii kalendas decembres'.


Collation: A–Z & Ɂ AA6 BB8 CC DD6 EE8.


ISTC: io00137000

Hain: HCR 12150;

Goff: Goff O‑137;

BMC: BMC V 472;

Proctor: Pr 5245;

Others: BSB‑Ink O‑147 (II); CIBN O‑88 (II); Essling 224; Hillard 1502 (II); Oates 2056; Sander 5260; Sheppard 4320; Steiner, ‘Source-Editions', 222 no. 5l.

LCN: 14537762


Copy number: O-047(1)

Bound with:
1. Publius Ovidius Naso, Metamorphoses. Venice: Christophorus de Pensis, de Mandello, [7 Jan. 1497/8] (O‑073).

Binding: Eighteenth-century mottled calf, with gold-tooled spine (partially rebacked with gold-tooled red morocco), marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 315 × 190 × 45 mm.

Size of leaf: 306 × 179 mm.

Some early marginal annotations in red and black ink, including ‘nota' marks and pointing hands.

Provenance: Mario Compagnoni, of Macerata (sixteenth century); inscription on A1r of item 1: ‘Ex bibliotheca Marii Compagnoni Maceratensis'. Cardinal Mario Marefoschi (1714-1780); book-plate: see Gelli no. 428; two shelfmarks written on the book-plate: ‘C.IV.4' and ‘R.V.20'. Thomas Thorpe; catalogue 25 May 1826, no. 164. Purchased from Thorpe for £2. 2. 0: see Books Purchased (1826), 13, and note on A1r of item 1: ‘purchased 1826'.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 3.35(2).

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