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Bod-Inc: S-216


Hypomnemata in Aristotelis categorias [Greek] Ὑπόμνημα εἰς τὰς δέκα κατηγορίας του̂ Ἀριστοτέλους .


Analysis of Content

ΑΑr [Title-page.]

ΑΒr Simplicius: Ὑπόμνημα εἰς τὰς δέκα κατηγορίας του̂ Ἀριστοτέλους . ‘ Σχόλια εἰς τὰς Ἀριστοτέλους κατηγορίας, ἀπο φωνη̂ς Σιμπλικίου διδασκάλου μεγάλου .’ Simplicii in Aristotelis Categorias commentarium, ed. K. Kalbfleisch, Commentaria in Aristotelem graeca, 8 (Berlin, 1907). See Ilsetraut Hadot, ‘The Life and Work of Simplicius in Greek and Arabic Sources', in Aristotle Transformed: The Ancient Commentators and their Influence, ed. R. Sorabji (London, 1990), 275-303, at 276-7, 290-1, 297.


Imprint: Venice: Zacharias Callierges, for Nicolaus Blastus, 26 Oct. 1499. Folio.

Remarks: The Greek date is rendered incorrectly as 27 Oct. in BMC.


Collation: Α10 Β–Υ8 Φ6.

Illustrations: Woodcut border, initials, and diagrams.


ISTC: is00535000

Hain: HC 14757;

Goff: Goff S‑535;

BMC: BMC V 580; XII 42;

Proctor: Pr 5645;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑407; CIBN S‑281; Essling 1185; Hillard 1858; Oates 2216-17; Rhodes 1618; Sander 6998; Sheppard 4728-9.

LCN: 14125524


Copy number: S-216(1)

Bound with A‑240(1); see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 311 × 228 mm.

Wanting Φ2.5.

A few manuscript notes in Greek erased.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 3.4(2).

Copy number: S-216(2)

Bound with A‑240(2); see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 333 × 217 mm.

For this copy see Printing Greek, no. 6, and Continental Shelf, no. 31. Gatherings Β– Δbound after Τ.

Frequent marginal notes in red ink in the hand of Nicolaus Leonicus Thomaeus, extracting key words and phrases, supplying ‘nota' signs (leaves and stems), and summarizing and structuring the text.

The heading, initial and border on Α Β r are printed in gold; the Italian (Venetian) initial, and border are painted in red, green, and blue, in a floral design; see Pächt and Alexander II, 112 no. pr. 109.

SHELFMARK: Byw. A 3.16(2).

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