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Bod-Inc: S-153

Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

De moribus, et al. (ed. Blasius Romerus).


Analysis of Content

[a2r] Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus pseudo-; Martinus de Braga]: De moribus. Blasius Romerus edited all works in this edition; see colophon on [q7r]. See S‑134.

[a3r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Martinus de Braga]: De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formula honestae vitae. See S‑134.

[a5v] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus (Senior): [Controversiae]. ‘Declamationes'.’ Sen. Con.; see S‑134.

[d1v] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: De clementia. Sen. Cl.; see S‑134.

[e2r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: De beneficiis. Sen. Ben.; see S‑134.

[k1r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: [Dialogi]. ‘De Ira ad Nouatum'.’ Sen. Dial. On the order see S‑134.

[q4r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Publilius Syrus: Proverbia]. Pub. Sent.; see S‑134.

[q7r] [Colophon.]

[q7r] Carchanus, Gabrielis: ‘In artificem carmen'.’ Opelt, ‘Seneca bei den Humanisten', 253.

[r1r] Hieronymus: [Extract from De uiris illustribus.] ‘Super epistolis Pauli ad senecam et Senecae ad Paulum'.’ See S‑131.

[r1r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Sanctus] Paulus [pseudo-]: ‘Epistolae Pauli ad Senecam et Senecae ad Paulum'.’ See S‑131.

[r2r] [Table.]

[r5r] Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Epistolae ad Lucilium. Sen. Ep.; see S‑131; Fohlen, ‘Les premières éditions', 352-7 (group IIIa no. 7).


Imprint: Naples: Mathias Moravus, 1[4]75. Folio.

Remarks: The colophon of part I reads: ‘Anno domini: M.lxxiiiii'.


Collation: [a–c10 d e6 f g10 h i8 k–m10 n12 o8 p10 q6+1 r s10 t–z [et]8.10 [con] [rum] t˜8 B10].


ISTC: is00368000

Hain: HC 14590;

Goff: Goff S‑368;

BMC: BMC VI 861;

Proctor: Pr 6694;

Others: CIBN S‑183; Fava–Bresciano 109; Rhodes 1602; Sheppard 5430. Microfiche: Unit 26: Philosophy: Ancient: PH 53.

LCN: 14053382


Copy number: S-153(1)

Wanting the blank leaf [a1r].

Binding: Eighteenth-century parchment; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 367 × 260 × 57 mm.

Size of leaf: 359 × 247 mm.

Manuscript initials, running headings, and leaf numbers are supplied in a sixteenth-century Italian hand. Some underlining, brackets, ‘nota' signs, and key words are supplied in red ink by the same hand.

Provenance: George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834); sale (1821), lot 284; purchased for £1. 1. 0: see Books Purchased (1821), 13 and the annotated sale catalogue; ‘Catalogus Bibliothecae Novae', fol. 49r.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 1.19.

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