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Seneca, Lucius Annaeus

De moribus, et al.


Analysis of Content

[*1r] [Title-page.]

[*1v] [Table of Rubricae.]

a1r ‘Vita Lucii Annaei Senecae Cordubensis'. Incipit: ‘[C]um permulta sint uel ad mores uel ad institutiones uitae a sapientissimis hominibus praestare . . .’ For Vitae of Seneca see VL VIII 1088.

a2r Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus pseudo-; Martinus de Braga]: De moribus. See S‑134.

a2v Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Martinus de Braga]: De quattuor virtutibus cardinalibus, sive De formula honestae vitae. See S‑134.

a3v Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus]: De remediis fortuitorum. ‘Ad Galionem de remediis fortuitorum'. See S‑140.

a4v Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus (Senior): Controuersiae]. ‘Declamationes'. Sen. Con.; see S‑134.

c4r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: De clementia. ‘Ad Neronem de clementia'. Sen. Cl.; see S‑134.

c8v Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: De beneficiis. ‘Ad Ebrutium Liberalem de beneficiis'. Sen. Ben.; see S‑134.

f7v Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: [Dialogi.] ‘De Ira ad Nouatum'. Sen. Dial.. On the order see S‑134.

l5r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: [Epistolae ad Lucilium, LXXXVIII]. ‘De studiis liberalibus'. Sen. Ep. 88; see S‑131.

l6v Seneca, Lucius Annaeus [pseudo-; Publilius Syrus: Proverbia]. Pub. Sent.; see S‑134.

m1r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Quaestiones naturales. ‘Quaestiones naturales ad Lucilium'. Sen. Nat. This edition is mentioned by Reynolds in Texts and Transmission, 378.

o8r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus (Senior): Suasoriae. ‘Sententiae, diuisiones, colores suasorium'. Sen. Suas.; see S‑134.

p5v [Seneca, Lucius Annaeus (Senior): Controuersiae.] Sen. Con.

A1r Hieronymus: [Extract from De viris illustribus.] ‘Super epistolis Pauli ad senecam et Senecae ad Paulum'. See S‑131.

A1r Seneca, [Lucius Annaeus pseudo-; Sanctus] Paulus [pseudo-]: ‘Epistola Senecae ad Paulum'. See S‑131.

A1v ‘Epitaphium Senecae in morte'. See S‑131.

A2r Seneca, Lucius Annaeus: Epistolae ad Lucilium. Sen. Ep.; see S‑131; Fohlen, ‘Les premières éditions', 352-7 (group IIIb no. 11).


Imprint: Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, and Simon de Luere, 5 Oct. 1490. Folio.


Collation: [*2] a–r8 s t6 A–G8 H10.


ISTC: is00370000

Hain: HC 14593;

Goff: Goff S‑370;

BMC: BMC V 464;

Proctor: Pr 5213;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑267; Sheppard 4294.

LCN: 14053421


Copy number: S-155(1)

Wanting the blank leaf H10.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled calf; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.

Size: 330 × 229 × 38 mm.

Size of leaf: 321 × 214 mm.

Copious marginal notes on the Quaestiones naturales in an early sixteenth-century Italian hand, supplying mainly key words and phrases, and some brackets.

Provenance: William Thomson (1746-1817); see ‘Wm Thomson 1779' on [*1r]. Presumably acquired after 1779.

SHELFMARK: Auct. L 1.14.

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