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Bod-Inc: P-137

Persius Flaccus, Aulus

Satyrae (comm. Bartholomaeus Fontius).


Analysis of Content

a1v Fontius, Bartholomaeus: [Letter addressed to] Laurentius de Medici. ‘Prooemium'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uanquam, Laurenti, poete omnes uel ad benedicendum uel ad honeste . . .’ Explicit: te munere cumulabo See P‑135.

a2r Fontius, Bartholomaeus: [Commentary on Choliambi.] Incipit: ‘  “[N]ec fonte labra prolui caballino”. Quo maiore animi libertate alios deinde corrigeret . . .’ Explicit: indeclinabiliter ponitur

a2r Persius Flaccus, Aulus: [Choliambi.] Pers. Chol.

a2v Persius Flaccus, Aulus: Satyrae. Pers.

a2v Fontius, Bartholomaeus: [Commentary on Satyrae.] Incipit: ‘  “[O] curas hominum, o quantum est in rebus inane”. Haec satyra scriptores lenocinio uerborum plausum . . .’ Explicit: Chrysippum repertum esse

e3v Fontius, Bartholomaeus: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Saxettus. Incipit: ‘[R]ecte facis, Saxette carissime, qui ita diligenter studiis nostris . . .’ Explicit: paratissimum semper erit. Vale See P‑135.

e4r [Fontius, Bartholomaeus]: ‘Vita Persii'. Incipit: ‘[P]ersium aggressuro in primis necessarium uisum est eius uitam . . .’ Explicit: ipsam aggrediamur


Imprint: Venice: Baptista de Tortis, 14 Mar. 1482. Folio.


Collation: a–d6 e4.


ISTC: ip00343000

Hain: CR 4702;

Goff: Goff P‑343;

BMC: BMC V 322;

Proctor: Pr 4611;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑244; CIBN P‑139; Morgan, Persius, 24; Oates 1839; Rhodes 1350; Sheppard 3826.

LCN: 14492740


Copy number: P-137(1)

Binding: Nineteeenth-century half sprinkled calf; marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 319 × 221 × 10 mm.

Size of leaf: 308 × 202 mm.

Copious early marginal and interlinear notes, mainly in one fifteenth/sixteenth-century German hand, consisting of comments on the text, also a note on a1r on poetry. Some ‘nota' marks in red.

Paragraph marks, capital strokes and underlining are supplied in red.

Provenance: Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3091, octagonal paper label on the upper cover; purchased for £0. 11. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.14.

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