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Bod-Inc: T-083


Ecloga (comm. Stephanus Patrington?).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Title-page.] ‘Egloga Theoduli'.

a2r [Patrington, Stephanus(?): Preface.] Incipit: ‘[C]irca inicium huius libri. Sciendum Auerrois circa prologum phisicorum . . .’

a2v [Prologue.] See T‑081. Hexameters alternate with the commentary.

a2v [Patrington, Stephanus(?): Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Iste liber cuius subiectum est connexio fabularum et historiarum . . .’ A modern revision of Alexander Nequam's commentary; see CTC II 383-408, at 403-4.

b1v Theodolus [pseudo-]: Ecloga Theodoli. See T‑081. Hexameters alternate with the commentary.

b2r [Patrington, Stephanus(?): Commentary.] Incipit: ‘Finito prohemio in quo autor introduxit Alathiam . . .’


Imprint: Leipzig: Conrad Kachelofen, 1489. 4°.


Collation: a–g8 h6.

Illustrations: Woodcut.


ISTC: it00148000

Hain: HC *15482;

Goff: Goff T‑148;


Proctor: Pr 2859;

Others: BSB‑Ink T‑152; Schramm XIII no. 8; Schreiber V 5337; Sheppard 2072.

LCN: 14099088


Copy number: T-083(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half green morocco over marbled pasteboards.

Size: 222 × 150 × 12 mm.

Size of leaf: 215 × 139 mm.

On a1r, below the title-page, a note in a sixteenth-century German hand in brown ink: ‘id est sub tecto nomine Chrysostomi. Lege Prologum'. A few more notes, mainly extracting key words and concepts, in the same hand on a2r. ‘30' in pencil in the lower right-hand corner of a1r.

Initials, paragraph marks, and capital strokes are supplied in red.

Provenance: Purchased for £0. 2. 6; see Books Purchased (1858), 104.

SHELFMARK: Auct. 4Q 5.23.

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