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Bod-Inc: T-034

Terentius Afer, Publius

Comoediae (comm. Aelius Donatus, Johannes Calphurnius).


Analysis of Content

a2r [Donatus, Aelius: Life of Terence.] ‘Terentii Vita.’ See T‑027.

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

a4r [Donatus, Aelius: Preface to commentary on Andria.] ed. Wessner I 35-40. On Donatus' commentary see D‑153.

a4v [Didascalia for Andria.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus M. Fuluio aedilibus et M. Glabrione . . . M. Marcello et Sulpitio consulibus'. See T‑032.

a4v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of Andria.] ‘Andriae Argumentum'. Sulp. Peri. Ter. An. On Sulpicius's verse summaries see T‑021. These summaries and Terence's plays are presented as verse.

a5r Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Andria.] ‘Sex. P. Terentii Afri comoedias examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner I 41-261. See D‑153.

a5r [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.

e4v [Didascalia for Eunuchus.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Postumio L Cornelio Merula aedilibus curulibus . . . M. Valerio C. Mutio Fannio consulibus'. See T‑021.

e4v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Eunuchus. ‘Eunuchi Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Eu.

e5r Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Eunuchus.] ‘Aelii Donati in Sexti. P. Terentii Afri Eunuchum commentarium.’ ed. Wessner I 265-497.

e5v [Anonymous summary of Eunuchus.] ‘Aliud Argumentum.’ Incipit: ‘[M]eretrix adolescentem cuius mutuo amore tenebatur exclusit eique reuocato . . .’ ..illuditur See T‑021.

e5v [Terentius Afer, Publius]: Eunuchus. ‘Eunuchi prologus.’ Ter. Eu.

k4r [Didascalia for Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Cor. Len. L. Vale. Flacco aedilibus curulibus . . . M. Iunio T. Sempronio consulibus'. See T‑021.

k4v 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 . . .’

k4v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Hautontimorumenos. ‘Heautontimorumenos(!) Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hau.

k4v [Terentius Afer, Publius: Hautontimorumenos.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Hau.

n4r [Didascalia for Adelphoe.] ‘Acta ludis funebribus Qu. Fabio Ma. P. Cor. Africano Aemilii Pauli aedilibus currulibus . . . A. Nitio et M. Corne. consulibus'. See T‑021.

n4r [Donatus, Aelius: Commentary on Adelphoe.] ed. Wessner II 3–185.

n5r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Adelphoe. ‘Adelphorum Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ad. See T‑021.

n5r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Adelphoe.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ad.

s3r [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . C. Fannio M.que Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021.

s3r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Phormio. ‘Phormionis Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ph.

s3v Donatus, Aelius: ‘In Sex. P. Terentii Afri Formionem commentarium.’ ed. Wessner II 345-484.

s4r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Phormio.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ph.

y3r [Didascalia for Hecyra.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis Sexto Iulio Caesare Cn. Cornelio aedilibus currulibus . . . Q. Fuluio L. Marco aedilibus currulibus'. See T‑022.

y3r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of Hecyra.] ‘Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hec.

y3v Donatus, Aelius: ‘In P. Sext. Terenti Afri Ecyram examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner II 189-342.

y4r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Hecyra.] Ter. Hec.

[cum]8v [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . C. Fannio M. Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021. The second appearance of this didascalia in this edition.


Imprint: Milan: Leonardus Pachel and Uldericus Scinzenzeler, 15 Mar. 1483. Folio.


Collation: a b8 c–z &6 [cum]8.


ISTC: it00080600

Hain: HC 15384;

Proctor: Pr 5943;

Others: IGI 9442; Sheppard 4947-8.

LCN: 14099876


Copy number: T-034(1)

Leaf [cum]8v, colophon l. 5: ‘ . . . | Marcii' (not as IGI).

Binding: Fifteenth- or sixteenth-century(?) blind-tooled southern French/Italian calf over wooden boards with slightly bevelled edges, rebacked. Two clasps removed. On both covers double fillets form a triple frame, the first two frames intersecting. Within the outer frame alternate rosette and small rose stamps. Within the inner frame a fleur-de-lis block stamp. The inner rectangle is divided by double fillets into lozenge-shaped compartments, each containing a fleur-de-lis stamp. The title in gilt on a leather label on the spine. ‘287' manuscript label at the base of the spine.

Size: 311 × 210 × 39 mm.

Size of leaf: 300 × 208 mm.

Unidentified leaf from a dictionary printed in Silber's 92 G, including the text: ‘Stematon tumor mollis carnis, Stemon est litus angustum, Stephanus stephane grece latine dicitur coronam unde stephanus . . .' Reverse imprint of leaf from a chronicle, now lost, formerly affixed to rear pastedown.

Some marginal and interlinear annotations to Andria in an early sixteenth-century north European hand, mainly extracting key words and phrases from the text and commentary, and supplying synonyms, rhetorical terms, and underlining.

Provenance: Matheus (fifteenth century), of Italy; inscription ‘Mathei' on the front pastedown. Leonardus (sixteenth century), of Italy; ‘Leonardus S[ancti . . .]' Jacob Feret (fl. c.1500); inscription on a1r: ‘Jacobus Feretus est verus posessor istius voluminis'. Hieronymus Chalon (second half of seventeenth century); inscription on a1r: ‘D[ominus] Hieronimus Chalon Presbiter canonicus et camerarius S[anc]ti Pauli Lugdunensis dono dedit Seminario Sancti Irenaei anno domini 16 . . .' Lyon, S. Irenaeus, College of S. Johannes Evangelus; see inscription above. Purchased for £0. 7. 6; see Books Purchased (1841), 37.

SHELFMARK: Auct. Q 2.18.

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