Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: P-486

Propst Delitzschensis, Andreas

Carmen sapphicum adonicum grammaticae necessitatem monstrans.


Analysis of Content

[a1r] [Title.]

[a1r] [Propst Delitzschensis, Andreas(?): Poem about ignorance of grammar addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Aspice quem segni semen committit harenae | Grammatibus spretis ad iuga celsa uolans'; 4 distichs.

[a1v] [Propst Delitzschensis, Andreas(?): Poem about grammar]. Incipit: ‘O moderatores summas qui funditis artes | grammata quem fugiunt ire iubete procul'; 3 distichs.

[a1r] Propst Delitzschensis, Andreas: Carmen sapphicum. Incipit: ‘Prima quisquis ratione ductus | Criminum fomentum procul laborat'; 25 sapphic stanzas.


Imprint: [Leipzig: Conrad Kachelofen, 1493?–1500?]. 4°.


Collation: [a4].


ISTC: ip01019500

Hain: HC 6089;


Proctor: Pr 2921;

Others: Sheppard 2096.

LCN: 14088510


Copy number: P-486(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century black cloth.

Size: 193 × 143 × 7 mm.

Size of leaf: 188 × 133 mm.

Copious marginal and interlinear notes in Latin in two contemporary German hands: the interlinear notes providing Latin synonyms; the marginal notes providing comments on the text with some references to other authors and one gloss in the vernacular on [a4v].

Provenance: Purchased on 24 Apr. 1894 from G. Lissa, Catalogue 14, no. 37, for 12 Marks; see Library Bills.

SHELFMARK: Inc. e. G99.3.

Go to top of page