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Bod-Inc: P-131

Perottus, Nicolaus

Rudimenta grammatices (ed. Paulus Malleolus Andelocensis), et al.


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a2r Malleolus Andelocensis, Paulus: [Letter addressed to] Aegidius Delphus. ‘Prologus'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uom primi artium inuentores vir eruditissime . . .’

a3r Perottus, Nicolaus: Rudimenta grammatices [dedicated to] Pyrrhus Perottus. This and the following works are edited by Paulus Malleolus Andelocensis, as stated in his letter to Aegidius Delphus. Incipit: ‘[D]a litteras. A. b. c . . .’ See P‑110; on this edition see Milde, ‘Zur Druckhäufigkeit', 38 no. 109. To the lists of Latin words German glosses have been added; it also contains several passages in Latin with German translations.

m5v Ars epistolandi. ‘De modo epistolandi'. Incipit: ‘Qui petis absentis animum tibi iungere verbis | Hanc lege que brevibus plurima summa docet . . . [L]ectitanti mihi Marci Tullii Ciceronis preclaram egregiamque sententiam . . .'; 2 elegiac distichs followed by the anonymous treatise; see GW 2564; Bod-inc. A‑437.

n7r Aegidius Delphus: Regulae de crescentiis genitivorum. ‘Regula de genitiuis nominum secunde declinationis in er desinentium que vincat et que minus.’ Incipit: ‘[P]uer qua regula facit pueri in genitiuo singulari? . . .’

o1v Perottus, Nicolaus: [Letter addressed to] Jacobus Schioppus Veronensis. Incipit: ‘[N]ihil a te iucundius nobis potuit iniungi . . .’

o1v Perottus, Nicolaus: De generibus metrorum. Incipit: ‘[P]es est metrica constructio syllabarum . . .’ See P‑108.

p2r Perottus, Nicolaus: De Horatii et Severini metris [dedicated to] Helius Perottus. Incipit: ‘[E]x omnibus immortalis dei erga me beneficiis . . .’ See P‑108.

q1v Perottus, Nicolaus: [Letter addressed to] Bartholomaeus Traianus. Incipit: ‘Hodie interuersandum nonnullos libellos meos . . .’

q1v Hippocrates: Iusiurandum. Translated by Nicolaus Perottus, as stated in the letter addressed to Bartholomaeus Traianus. Incipit: ‘Testor Apollinem medicum et Esculapium . . .’ See Kibre, Hippocrates latinus, 177-82, at 180 and 181 A.3.

q1v Guarinus Veronensis: [Letter addressed to] Valerius Florus. Incipit: ‘[N]on sine causa factum esse certo scio . . .’

q2r Guarinus Veronensis: De diphthongis. ‘De arte diphtongandi'. Incipit: ‘Diphtongus est duarum vocalium . . .’ See Sabbadini 48-49.

q3v [Colophon.]

q4r [Alphabetical table.] ‘Vocabulorum in Nicolai Perotti rudimentis principaliter explicatorum summaria collectio'.


Imprint: [Basel: Jacobus Wolff, de Pforzheim, c.1500]. 4°.


Collation: a–o8.6 p–r6.

Types: Types: 160, title; 107, headlines and headings; 71, text.

Leaves: 116 leaves, the last blank, 2-107 so numbered.

Line number: 44 lines and headline and marginalia (a3v), 2 columns on leaves 106-15.

Type area: Type area: 155 (161) ×98 (114) mm (a3v).

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.

Remarks: Leaf a1r, title: ‘Grāmatica Nicolai perotti cū | additionibus regularū: [et] metrice | artis Guarini veronēſis perfacū | di viri lucidiſſime perſpecta.' | [Device]; q3v, colophon: ‘¶ Nicolai Perotti opuſculū rudi | mēto grāmatices: [et] artis metri= | ce eiuſdē: ceterorūqƺ in titulo libri | poſito: finit feliciter.' q4r: ‘¶ Sequit˜ vocabulorū in Nicolai | Perotti rudimētis principaliter | explicatorum ſummaria collectio . . .'; r5v, col. 2, end: ‘Finis tabule'.


ISTC: ip00333420

Proctor: Pr 7712;

Others: Sheppard 2502.

LCN: 14493926


Copy number: P-131(1)

Pr mistakenly identifies the Bodleian copy with H *12640.

Binding: Nineteenth-century blind-tooled calf.

Size: 215 × 157 × 22 mm.

Size of leaf: 210 × 144 mm.

On a3r a marginal note, commenting on the text, in a humanist hand.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; ‘Dupl' on a1r. Purchased from Munich via Thomas Rodd for Fl. 2, i. e. £0. 4. 0; see Books Purchased (1837), 29.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O inf. 1.56.

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