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Bod-Inc: P-349


Gorgias [Latin] (trans. Leonardus Brunus Aretinus).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] [Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus?]: ‘Argumentum.’ Incipit: ‘[G]orgia Leontino qui primus profiteri ausus est . . .’ Explicit: quod dici solet

[a2r] Plato: Gorgias. [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘Callides. [B]elli et pugne oportere aiunt, o Socrates, ita participem esse? . . .’ Explicit: digna o Callides Brunus Aretinus is named as the translator in the printed title.


Imprint: [Bologna: Printer of Barbatia, ‘Johannina', c.1475]. 4°.


Collation: [a10 b–e8 f6 g4].

Types: Types: 115 R (mixed): see BMC VI 812 (note).

Leaves: 52 leaves (not as Polain (51?)), 1, 51, and 52 blank.

Line number: 27 lines ([a3r]).

Type area: Type area: 155 ×101 mm ([a3r]).


ISTC: ip00775000

Hain: H 13065 (II);

Goff: Goff P‑775;

Proctor: Pr 7361;

Others: CIBN P‑448; Hankins, Plato in the Italian Renaissance, II 739, no. *2; Polain 3191 (II); Sheppard 5323.

LCN: 14016359


Copy number: P-349(1)

Bound with P‑348; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 202 × 147 mm.

Some early marginal and interlinear annotations, including extraction of key words, additional punctuation, and corrections to the text, also underlining in the text in brown ink. Modern pencil foliation: 1-49 ter.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.22(1).

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