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Bod-Inc: T-040

Terentius Afer, Publius

Comoediae (comm. Aelius Donatus, Johannes Calphurnius).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.]

a1v [Donatus, Aelius]: ‘Terentii Vita.’ See T‑027.

a1v [Euanthius: De fabula.] ed. Wessner I 13-31.

a3r [Donatus, Aelius: Preface to commentary on Andria.] ed. Wessner I 35-40.

a3v [Didascalia for Andria.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus M Fuluio aedilibus et M. Glabrione . . . M. Marcello et Sulpitio consulibus'. see T‑032.

a3v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of Andria.] Sulp. Peri. Ter. An.

a4r Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Andria]. ‘In Sex. P. Terentii Afri comoedias examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner I 41-261. See D‑153.

a4r [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.

e2v [Didascalia for Eunuchus.] ‘Acta ludis Megalensibus L. Postumio Albino L. Cornelio Merula aedilibus currulibus . . . M. Valerio C. Mutio Fannio consulibus'. See T‑021.

e2v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Eunuchus. ‘Eunuchi Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Eu.

e2v Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Eunuchus.] ‘In Sexti. P. Terentii Afri Eunuchum commentarium.’ ed. Wessner I 265-497.

e3r [Anonymous summary of] Eunuchus. ‘Argumentum Eunuchi'. Incipit: ‘[M]eretrix adoloscentem cuius mutuo amore tenebatur exclusit eique reuocato . . .’ See T‑021.

e3v [Terentius Afer, Publius]: Eunuchus. ‘Eunuchi prologus.’ Ter. Eu.

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

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 . . .’

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

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

l6r [Didascalia for Adelphoe.] ‘Acta ludis funebribus Q. Fa. Maximo. P. Cor. Africano aedilibus currulibus . . . A. Nitino M. Cor. consulibus'. See T‑021.

l6v [Donatus, Aelius: Commentary on Adelphoe.] ed. Wessner II 3-185.

m1r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Adelphoe. ‘Adelphorum argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ad. See T‑021.

m1r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Adelphoe.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ad.

p6r [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis L. Post. Albino L. Cor. Merula aedilibus curulibus . . . G. Fannio Marcoque Valerio consulibus'. See T‑021.

p6r [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of] Phormio. ‘Phormionis Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Ph.

p6v Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary] on Phormio. ‘In Sex. P. Terentii Afri Phormionem commentarium'. ed. Wessner II 345–484.

q1r [Terentius Afer, Publius: Phormio.] ‘Prologus.’ Ter. Ph.

t1v [Didascalia for Hecyra.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis S. Iu. Caesare Cn. Cornelio aedilibus currulibus . . . Q. Ful. L. Mar. aedilibus currulibus'. See T‑022.

t1v [Sulpicius Apollinaris, Gaius: Periocha of Hecyra.] ‘Argumentum.’ Sulp. Peri. Ter. Hec.

t2r Donatus, Aelius: [Commentary on Hecyra.] ‘In P. Sext. Terenti Afri Ecyram examinata interpretatio'. ed. Wessner II 189-342.

t2r Terentius Afer, Publius: Hecyra. ‘Ecyrae prologus.’ Ter. Hec.

y3v [Didascalia for Phormio.] ‘Acta ludis Romanis Lucio 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: Venice: Bernardinus de Choris, de Cremona, and Simon de Luere, 30 Jan. 1489/90. Folio.


Collation: a–x6 y4.


ISTC: it00086000

Hain: HC 15398;

Goff: Goff T‑86;


Proctor: Pr 5212;

Others: IGI 9452; Sheppard 4291-2.

LCN: 14099759


Copy number: T-040(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf, with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers.`Te[ ] | H[ ] | I[ ]' in black ink across the fore-edge.

Size: 320 × 231 × 29 mm.

Size of leaf: 316 × 212 mm.

On front pastedown in pencil a bookseller's number: ‘2493-359'. On a1r in pencil a bookseller's number [ ] 276 1227'.

Provenance: F[rater?] Johannes Groningensis (fl. 1556); inscription on a1r: ‘Vs[ui] F. Joannes Groningensis 1556 deseruitio'. Christianus Groningensis: see inscription on a1r: ‘Christianus Groniensis 1562'. Petrus of Kaub on the Rhine (fl. 1567): inscription on a1r: ‘Sum Petri Cubensis ab anno Catholicae Veritatis Sexagesimo Septimo'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3730; purchased for £0. 10. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 27.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 4.21.

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