Search Bodleian Incunables:

If your search term consists of multiple words, you can choose how to search:



Bod-Inc: S-343

Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius

De Vita Caesarum (ed. Simon Pasqualis), et al.


Analysis of Content

a2r Ausonius, [Decimus Magnus: De XII caesaribus.] ‘Ausonius Hesperio filio salutem. In libros Suetonii.’ See S‑340.

a2v Beroaldus, Philippus: ‘De uita Caii Suetonii Tranquilli.’ Incipit :`[C]aius Suetonius Tranquillus patrem habuit . . .’ Expl.: ‘fuit amare breuitatem'.

a3r Suetonius Tranquillus, Gaius: De Vita Caesarum. Edited by Simon Pasqualis of Zara, as stated in his epilogue. See S‑336.

q4r Pasqualis, Simon: [Note addressed to] the reader. Incipit: ‘Quicumque Tranquillum emendatissimae lectionis habere cupis . . .’ Pasqualis declares himself editor. See S. Gliubich, Dizionario biografico degli uomini illustri della Dalmazia (Vienna, 1856), 240.


Imprint: Bologna: Franciscus (Plato) de Benedictis, 23 Feb. 1488. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–p6 q4.


ISTC: is00821500

BMC: BMC VI 822;

Proctor: Pr 6583;

Others: BSB‑Ink S‑613; CIBN S‑490; Sheppard 5337.

LCN: 14007637


Copy number: S-343(1)

Bound with J‑322; see there for details of binding and provenance; The upper and fore-edge are coloured red; scars of previous binding on q4v.

Size of leaf: 281 × 191 mm.

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

A few marginal notes in sixteenth-century Italian cursive hands, extracting key phrases, and providing comments on the text and (arabic) section numbers for some vitae.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.28(1).

Go to top of page