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Bod-Inc: P-481

Propertius, Sextus Aurelius

Elegiae, et al.


Analysis of Content

a1v [Polentonus, Sicco: Vita Propertii.] Edited by Hieronymus Squarzaficus. Allenspach–Frasso 266-7, with the authorship discussed at 247.

a2r Propertius, Sextus Aurelius: Elegiae. ‘Propertii Aurelii Nautae poetae clarissimi Elegiarum liber primus ad Tullum.’ See P‑479.

a2r Calderinus, Domitius: Elucubrationes [addressed to] Franciscus de Aragona. ‘Domitii elucubratio in quaedam Propertii loca quae difficiliora uidebantur.’ Incipit: ‘Vritur et nulla fias quum mitior arte ut se dissoluat Cynthia . . .’ On Calderinus as commentator, see D. Coppini, ‘Il commento a Properzio di Calderini' in Annali della Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa (Pisa, 1979), III 1119-73; and D. Coppini, ‘Il Properzio di Domizio Calderini', in Commentatori e traduttori di Properzio dall'Umanesimo al Lachmann: Atti del Convegno Internazionale Assisi, 28-30 ottobre 1994, ed. G. Catanzaro and F. Santucci (Assisi, 1996), 52-79. For Calderinus' identification of Greek models see A. T. Grafton, Defenders of the Text: The Traditions of Scholarship in an Age of Science, 1450-1800 (London, 1991), 70.


Imprint: Brescia: Boninus de Boninis, de Ragusia, 16 Mar. 1486. Folio.


Collation: a–g6 h8.


ISTC: ip01016000

Hain: H 4761 (III) = HC 4761 = HC Addenda 4761 (III);

Goff: Goff P‑1016;


Proctor: Pr 6968;

Others: Rhodes 1471; Sheppard 5767.

LCN: 14087165


Copy number: P-481(1)

Bound with C‑143; see there for details of binding and provenance.

Size of leaf: 304 × 204 mm.

Frequent marginal notes (especially for books I‑II) in a contemporary Italian hand, providing textual corrections and pointing hands.

SHELFMARK: Auct. N inf. 2.27(3).

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