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Bod-Inc: P-307

Pius II, Pont. Max.

De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia [Italian] (trans. Alessandro Braccesi).


Analysis of Content

a1r Braccesi, Alessandro: ‘Prohemio' [addressed to] Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de Medici. Incipit: ‘[B]enche molti sieno glexempli Lorenzo mio . . .’

a2v [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: [Letter addressed to] Enrico Eller ‘barone dello imperadore'. Incipit: ‘Mariano Sozino mio terrazano huomo doctissimo . . .’

a4r [Piccolomini], Aeneas Sylvius: [Letter addressed to] Marianus Sozzinus. Incipit: ‘Tu mhai richiesto di cosa non conueniente alla mia eta . . .’

a5r Piccolomini, Aeneas Sylvius: De duobus amantibus Euryalo et Lucretia [dedicated to] Marianus Sozzinus. Translated by Alessandro Braccesi. Incipit: ‘[E]ntrando lo imperadore Sigismondo nella cipta(!) di Siena . . .’ Explicit: figluoli tucti uiui et ricchi et bene inuiati ed. E. Camerini (Milan, 1864). On this translation see P. Viti, ‘I volgarizzamenti di Alessandro Braccesi dell'"Historia de duobus amantibus” di E. S. Piccolomini', in Esperienze letterarie, 7,3 (1982), 49-68. On the incunable editions of this work see E. Rosati, ‘Incunaboli e fortuna letteraria dell’Historia de duobus amantibus di E. S. Piccolomini', Res publica litterarum, 13 (1990), 257-60.


Imprint: Florence: Francesco di Dino, 20 Sept. 1489. 8°.


Collation: a–g8 h4.

Types: Type: 114 R.

Leaves: 60 leaves.

Line number: 27 lines (a2r).

Type area: Type area: 154 ×85 mm. (a2r).


ISTC: ip00688000

Hain: H 247;

Goff: Goff P‑688;

Proctor: not in Pr;

Others: CIBN P‑384; Pellechet 171; Sheppard 5093.

LCN: 14015727


Copy number: P-307(1)

Bound with D‑083; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 190 × 128 mm.

SHELFMARK: Byw. L 1.3(3).

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