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Bod-Inc: P-408

Poggius Florentinus

Epistola de morte Hieronymi Pragensis, et al.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] Poggius Florentinus: Epistola de morte Hieronymi Pragensis [addressed to] Leonardus [Brunus] Aretinus. Dated Constance, 30 May [1416]. Poggio Bracciolini, Lettere, ed. H. Harth, 3 vols (Florence, 1984-87), II 157-63 (IV,6).

[a4r] [Brunus] Aretinus, [Leonardus pseudo-; Boccaccio, Giovanni]: De duobus amantibus Guiscardo et Sigismunda. Translated by Leonardus Brunus. ‘Incipit historia de Sigismunda vnica Tancredi et Guiscardo adolescente quem vnice adamauit ab Aretino exquisitissimo oratore e greco in latinum traducta'. Incipit: ‘Tancredus princeps vir mitis ac benigni . . .’ Brunus' Latin translation from Boccaccio's Decameron IV,1. D. M. Manni, Istoria del Decamerone (Florence, 1742), 247-56; see also V. Branca, ‘Un “lusus” del Bruni Cancelliere: il rifacimento di una novella del Decameron (IV,1) e la sua irradiazione europea', in Leonardo Bruni, cancelliere della Repubblica di Firenze (Firenze, 27-29 ottobre 1987), ed. P. Viti, Istituto nazionale di studi sul Rinascimento. Atti di covegni, 18 (Florence, 1990), 207-26.


Imprint: [Rostock: Fratres Domus Horti Viridis ad S. Michaelem, c.1476]. 4°.


Collation: [a8].


ISTC: ip00852700

Hain: C 4799;

BMC: BMC II 566;

Proctor: Pr 2662;

Others: CIBN P‑516; Sheppard 1920.

LCN: 14089179


Copy number: P-408(1)

Bound with C‑322(1); see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 210 × 139 mm.

Underlining of chapter headings, paragraph marks, and capital strokes in red.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N 5.9(2).

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