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Bod-Inc: S-145

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus



Analysis of Content

a1r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Hercules Furens. Sen. Her. F. On Seneca's Tragedies see VL VIII 1083.

d1r [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Thyestes.] Sen. Thy.

dd1v [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Phoenissae.] Sen. Phoen.

f1v [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Phaedra.] ‘Hippolytus'.’ Sen. Phaed.

g10r [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Oedipus.] Sen. Oed.

i5v [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Troades.] Sen. Tro.

l7r [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus]: Medea. Sen. Med.

n5r [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus]: Agamemnon. Sen. Ag.

p2r [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus pseudo-]: Octauia. [Sen.] Oct.

q10v [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus]: Hercules Oetaeus.] Sen. Her. O.

u6v [Verse colophon.] Incipit: ‘Longa iterum Senecae tribuisti saecula regum | Cum premis Andrea gallice mortis opus'; 2 elegiac distichs.


Imprint: [Ferrara]: Andreas Belfortis, Gallus, [1484]. Folio.

Remarks: H dates this edition to [1480], but the historical event alluded to in the colophon is presumably the Peace of Bagnolo between Ferrara and Venice, concluded in Sept. 1484.


Collation: a b10 d8 dd10 e8 f–h10 i–k8 l10 m–n8 o10 p6 q10 r–t8 u6.


ISTC: is00433000

Hain: HCR 14662;

Goff: Goff S‑433;

BMC: BMC VI 603;

Proctor: Pr 5731;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑270; CIBN S‑200; Oates 2237; Rhodes 1606; Sheppard 4771.

LCN: 14051489


Copy number: S-145(1)

Binding: Eighteenth-century diced russia; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; gilt-edged leaves; marbled pastedowns; brown silk bookmark.

Size: 308 × 215 × 33 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 194 mm.

A single comment in a sixteenth-century German hand on a2r.

Provenance: Lüder Kulenkamp (1724-1794)(?); as suggested by Sheppard; no inscription found; book not identified in sale (1796). Purchased for £0. 10. 6; see Books Purchased (1796), 2.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 3.28.

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