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Bod-Inc: T-033

Terentius Afer, Publius

Comoediae (comm. Aelius Donatus, Johannes Calphurnius, ed. Ludovicus de Strazarolis).


Analysis of Content

a2r [Donatus, Aelius: Life of Terence.] ‘Terentii Vita.’ All texts in this edition are edited by Ludovicus de Strazarolis; see colophon on z5r. See T‑027.

a2v [Euanthius: De fabula.] ed. Wessner I 13-31.

a4v [Donatus, Aelius: Preface to commentary on Andria.] ed. Wessner I 35-40. On Donatus' commentary see D‑153.

a5v [Didascalia for Andria.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus M Fuluio aedilibus et M. Glabrione . . . M. Marcello et Sulpitio consulibus'. See T‑032.

a5v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Andria. ‘Andriae Argumentum'. Sulp. Peri. Ter. An. On Sulpicius's verse summaries see T‑021. The summaries and Terence's plays are presented as verse.

a6r Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Andria.] ‘In Sex. P. Terentii Afri comoedias examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner I 41-261. See D‑153.

a6r [Terentius Afer, Publius]: Andria. ‘Andriae prologus.’ Ter. An. On the subscription ‘Calliopius recensui' after each play see T‑021. For the ordering of plays in this edition see T‑024.

e1r [Didascalia for Eunuchus.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . M. Valerio C. Mutio Fannio consulibus'. See T‑021.

e1r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Eunuchus. ‘Eunuchi argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Eu.

e1v Donatus, Aelius: ‘In Sexti Terentii Afri Eunuchum commentarium'. Incipit: ‘[H]aec masculini generis nomine nuncupata fabula est Eunuchus . . .’ expl: temporis ad agendum ed. Wessner I 265-497.

e2r [Anonymous summary of Eunuchus.] ‘Aliud Argumentum.’ Incipit: ‘[M]eretrix adoloscentem cuius mutuo amore tenebatur exclusit eique reuocato . . .’ expl: ‘receptus illuditur’ See T‑021.

e2r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Eunuchus.] ‘Eunuchi prologus.’ Ter. Eu.

i4v [Didascalia for Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Cor. Len. L. Vale. Flacco aedilibus currulibus . . . M. Iunio T. Sempronio consulibus'. See T‑021.

i4v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Hautontimorumenos. ‘Heantontimorumenos(!) Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hau.

i4v Calphurnius, Johannes: [Commentary on] Hautontimorumenos. ‘Io. Calphurnii Brixiensis in P. Sexti Terentii Heautontimorumenon examinata interpretatio.’ Incipit: ‘  “In militiam proficisci” [Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hau., 1]. Haec fabula Menandri graeca, quae facta a Terentio latina . . .’ expl: ‘et ad uerba'.

i5r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Hau.

l2v [Didascalia for Adelphoe.] ‘Acta ludis funebribus Qu. Fabio Maximo P. Cor. Afribano(!) Aemylii Pauli aedilibus . . . A. Mitio M. Corne. consulibus'. See T‑021.

l3r [Donatus, Aelius: Commentary on Adelphoe.] ed. Wessner II 3–185.

l4r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Adelphoe. ‘Adelphorum Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ad. See T‑021.

l4r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Adelphoe.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ad.

q3v [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus . . . C. Fannio M.que Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021.

q3v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Phormio. ‘Phormionis Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ph.

q4r Donatus, Aelius: ‘In Sex. P. Terentii Afri Phormionem commentarium.’ ed. Wessner II 345-484.

q4v [Terentius Afer, Publius: Phormio.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ph.

t8r [Didascalia for Hecyra.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis Sexto Iulio Caesare Cn. Cornelio aedilibus currulibus . . . Q. Ful. L. Marco aedilibus currulibus'. See T‑022.

t8v Donatus, Aelius: ‘In P. Sext. Terenti Afri Ecyram examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner II 189-342.

u1r [Terentius Afer, Publius]: Hecyra. ‘Hecyrae prologus.’ Ter. Hec.

z5r [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . C. Fanio M. Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021. The second appearance of this didascalia in this edition.

z5r [Colophon] ‘ . . . Recognitum per magistrum Aluisyum Strazarolum'.


Imprint: Treviso: Paulus de Ferraria, 5 July 1481. Folio.


Collation: a10 b–i8.6 k12 l–s6 t8 u–z6.


ISTC: it00079000

Hain: HC *15393;

Goff: Goff T‑79;

BMC: BMC VI 898;

Proctor: Pr 6501;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑89; Rhodes, Treviso, no. 94; Sheppard 5544.

LCN: 14099840


Copy number: T-033(1)

Wanting the blank leaf a1.

Binding: Eighteenth-century gold-tooled red morocco; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers; ‘1882' manuscript label at the head of the spine. Marbled pastedowns.

Size: 293 × 217 × 37 mm.

Size of leaf: 284 × 199 mm.

Some marginal and interlinear annotations in a contemporary German hand, mainly to Andria, extracting key words and supplying underlining, running headings, synonyms, and a few comments summarizing the commentary.

Some initials are painted in red or blue ink at the beginning of Andria.

Provenance: [ ] Vaetsch (fl. c.1500), probably of Germany; inscription: ‘Vae tsch'. Sheppard notes ‘at end. reading uncertain'. Philip Yorke (1690-1764), 1st Earl of Hardwicke; armorial book-plate (of Yorke as 1st Lord Hardwicke (from 1733)), Hardwicke quartering Gibbon [mother of the 1st Earl]: see Howe, Book Plates, 32869; not in Hardwicke sale, May 1792. Purchased for £2. 3. 0; see Books Purchased (1792), 1.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 1.9.

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