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Bod-Inc: S-135

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

Epistolae ad Lucilium, et al.


Analysis of Content

Aaa1r ‘Epitaphium Senecae'. See S‑131.

Aaa1v ‘De uita et morte Senece'. Incipit: ‘Lucius Annaeus Seneca natione hyspanus genere cordubensis, professione uero stoicus . . .’ On the lives of Seneca in general see VL VIII 1079-99, at 1088.

Aaa2r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Epistolae ad Lucilium. Sen. Ep.; see S‑131; Fohlen, ‘Les premières éditions', 352-7 (group IVb no. 20).

Ppp2v ‘Tabula'.


Imprint: Leipzig: Arnoldus de Colonia, 1495. 4°.


Collation: Aaa–Ooo6 Ppp4.


ISTC: is00381200

Hain: HC 14604;


Proctor: Pr 3001;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑262; Sheppard 2131.

LCN: 14051580


Copy number: S-135(1)

This item was formerly part of a ‘Sammelband'; see D‑033; and see there for details of provenance.

Binding: Nineteenth-century half dark blue morocco over dark blue cloth; bound for the Bodleian Library; red-edged leaves; red leather index tab on Ppp4.

Size: 209 × 160 × 19 mm.

Size of leaf: 203 × 150 mm.

Copious marginal and interlinear notes in the same c.1500 German hand as the other items in the ‘Sammelband', providing pointing hands, underlining, synonyms, grammatical glosses, argumenta, and comments on the text. A long note on Ppp4, beginning ‘Cum de prouidentia fatoque sermo futurus sit, non erit proposito importunens quid utrumque sit . . .’

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.28.

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