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Pius II, Pont. Max.

Historia rerum ubique gestarum.


Analysis of Content

a2r Pius II, Pont. Max.: Historia rerum ubique gestarum. ‘Historia . . . gestarum cum locorum descriptione non finita Asia Minor incipit'. Incipit: ‘[Q]aecunque mortales agunt siue priuatim . . .’ Explicit: Ptholomeus ultra Indiam collocauerit sinas; colophon: . . .gestarum prima pars finitur . . . This work, which should probably be called In Asiam, together with In Europam, were part of a project of the author to write a Cosmographia or Historia rerum ubique gestarum; see N. Casella, ‘Pio II tra geografia e storia: la “Cosmographia"', Archivio della Società romana di storia patria, 95 (1972), 35-112, at 108 no. 1. Aeneas Silvius, Opera, 281-386; see also VL VII 634-69, at 658-9.


Imprint: Venice: Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen, 1477. Folio.


Collation: a–f10 g h8 i–l10.


ISTC: ip00730000

Hain: HC *257;

Goff: Goff P‑730;

BMC: BMC V 233;

Proctor: Pr 4322;

Others: CIBN P‑424; Hillard 1640; Oates 1723-4; Sack, Freiburg, 2894; Sheppard 3492. Microfiche: Unit 5: Chronicles and Historiography: Part II.

LCN: 14015684


Copy number: P-330(1)

Bound with A‑371; see there for details of binding.

Size of leaf: 278 × 189 mm.

‘Floruit anno domini 1434'. A few notes, mainly extraction of key words, in a humanist hand. Also marginal notes, summarizing key points, in the same sixteenth-century English hand that annotated item 1 and 4.

Initials and capital strokes are supplied in red on the first and last leaves only.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 4.8(2).

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