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Bod-Inc: R-044

Regius, Raphael

In eloquentiam panegyricus.


Analysis of Content

Subject: rhetoric

[*1r] Regius, Raphael: [Letter addressed to] Bernardinus (i.e. Bernardus) Justinianus. ‘Raphael Regius Bernardo Iustiniano militaribus insignibus decorato divi Marci procuratori integerrimo ac Veneti Senatus principi eloquentissimo s.p. dicit.’ Incipit: ‘[P]anegyricum quem nuper de eloquentiae laudibus in gymnasio Patauino habuimus . . .’ [*1v] Explicit: ‘... Vale, non minus studiorum quam Veneti Senatus praesidium. Padue idibus Maiis, anno Domini 1483.’ [Dated Padua, 7 May 1483].

[*2r] Regius, Raphael: In eloquentiam Panegyricus. ‘Raphaelis Regii rhetoricen in Gymnasio Patavino profitentis in eloquentiam panegyricus.’ Incipit: ‘[P]ost multas uariasque denuntiationes mihi quoque tandem copia facta est . . .’ [†6v] Explicit: ‘... nobis vero ac familiis nostris opes, honores, gloriam ac denique immortalitatem adipiscemur. Dixi.’ See R‑042 for the later printed version under the title ‘De laudibus eloquentiae Panegyricus', and with the omission of ‘[P]ost multas uariasque . . . conspectu uestro priuaremus'.


Imprint: [Padua Matthaeus Cerdonis after 15 May 1483]. 4°

Secundo folio: [*3r] quadam barbariae rubiginae oppressae durissimum corticem


Collation: [*] [†]6.

Remarks: Gathering [*] is numbered ‘1-4', and gathering [†] ‘5-8', both in the upper margin; neither gathering is signed.

Illustrations: Woodcut initials.


ISTC: ir00115000

Hain: H 13808;

Goff: Goff R‑115;


Proctor: Pr 6812;

Others: BSB‑Ink R‑86; Sheppard 5600.

LCN: 14064422


Copy number: R-044(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half brown morocco over paper boards; bound for the Bodleian Library.

Size: 217 × 157 × 9 mm.

Size of leaf: 207 × 146 mm.

Frequent marginal notes in a contemporary hand, extracting key words and personal names, and supplying brackets, pointing hands, and comments on the text.

Provenance: Duplicate from the Royal Library, Munich; see ‘1289' (erased) on [*1r] and ‘Dpl' in pencil on [*2r]. Purchased on 30 Nov. 1885 from Caspar Haugg, Catalogue 78, no. 105 for 5 Marks; see Library Bills (1885), no. 381.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 6.34.

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