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Bod-Inc: T-028

Terentius Afer, Publius



Analysis of Content

a1r Donatus, [Aelius]: Vita Terentii. ‘Terentii vita ex Donati commentariis excerpta.’ See T‑027.

a2r [Epitaphium Terentii.] Incipit: ‘[N]atus in excelsis tectis Carthaginis altae | Romanis ducibus bellica preda fui'; 3 elegiac distichs. See T‑021.

a3r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Andria. ‘Andriae Argumentum'. Sulp. Peri. Ter. An. On these summaries see T‑021.

a3r Terentius Afer, Publius: Andria. ‘Prologus Andriae.’ Ter. An. On the subscription ‘Calliopius recensui' after each play see T‑021. For the ordering of plays in this edition see T‑024.

b9v [Didascalia for Eunuchus.] ‘Acta ludis Magalensibus(!) L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . M. Val. Mutio Fanio consulibus'. See T‑021.

b9v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Eunuchus. ‘Argumentum Eunuchi.’ Ter. Eu.

b10r [Anonymous summary of] Eunuchus. ‘Argumentum Eunuchi'. Incipit: ‘[M]eretrix adoloscentem cuius mutuo amore tenebatur exclusit eique reuocato . . .’ See T‑021.

b10r Terentius Afer, Publius: Eunuchus. ‘Prologus Eunuchi.’ Ter. Eu.

e2r [Didascalia for Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Cornelio Lentulo L. Valerio Flacco aedilibus currulibus . . . M. Iunio T. Symphroriano(!) consulibus'. See T‑021.

e2r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hau.

e2r Terentius Afer, Publius: Hautontimorumenos. ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Hau.

g3v [Didascalia for Adelphoe.] ‘Acta ludis funebribus Q. Fa. Ma. P. Cornelio Aphric. Aemylii Pauli aedilibus currulibus . . . A. Nicio et M. Cornelio consulibus'. See T‑021.

g4r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Adelphi. ‘Argumentum Adelphorum'. Sulp. Peri Ter. Ad.

g4r Terentius Afer, Publius: Adelphoe. ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ad.

i5r [Didascalia for Hecyra.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis Sexto Caes. Gn. Cornelio aedilibus currulibus . . . Q. Fuluio L. Marco aedilibus currulibus'. See T‑022.

i5r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Phormio. ‘Argumentum Phormionis'. Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ph.

i5r Terentius Afer, Publius: Phormio. ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ph.

l6v [Unascribed didascalia.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino Luc. Postumio Merula aedilibus currulibus. Modos fecit Otho Lucretius tibiis sarranis et C. Fannio M. Valerio consulibus'. See T‑025.

l6v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Hecyra. ‘Argumentum Ecyrae'. Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hec.

l7r Terentius Afer, Publius: Hecyra. ‘Prologus Ecyrae.’ Ter. Hec.

n4v [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . tota graeca Appollodori epidicazomenenos(!) Facta. iiii. C. Fanio M. Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021.


Imprint: Sant'Orso: Johannes de Reno, 30 Apr. 1475. Folio.


Collation: a b10 c–m8 n4.


ISTC: it00070000

Hain: HCR 15391;

Goff: Goff T‑70;

BMC: BMC VII 1027;

Proctor: Pr 6936;

Others: CIBN T‑66; Oates 2610; Sheppard 5877.

LCN: 14100109


Copy number: T-028(1)

Wanting leaves a1-2.

Binding: Nineteenth-century quarter pigskin over nineteenth-century oak boards; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on an oval of tan leather on both covers. The paper was washed and pressed in the nineteenth century.

Size: 298 × 208 × 34 mm.

Size of leaf: 285 × 190 mm.

Some marginal and interlinear notes, almost entirely erased, in a contemporary hand. A few marginal notes in another contemporary Italian hand, extracting key words and supplying a pointing hand.

On a3r a five-line initial ‘S' is supplied in black ink.

Provenance: Richard Heber (1773-1833); see Catalogue, 6 (1835), lot 3720; label at foot of spine. Purchased for £16; see Books Purchased (1835), 270.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.18.

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