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Bod-Inc: V-048

Varro, Marcus Terentius

De lingua latina (ed. Julius Pomponius Laetus and Franciscus Rolandellus).


Analysis of Content

a1r [Laetus, Julius] Pomponius: [Letter addressed to Bartholomaeus] Platina. Incipit: ‘M. Terentius Varro togatorum literatissimus . . .’ See V‑045.

a1r [Index uerborum.] Incipit: ‘[A]ctus, Ambitus, Agrorum genera . . .’

b1r Varro, M[arcus] Terentius: De lingua latina [addressed to Marcus Tullius] Cicero. Edited by Julius Pomponius Laetus and Franciscus Rolandellus, as stated in the letter and endnote. Var. L. Books 8-10 are presented as a separate work entitled ‘Analogiae liber primus quae dicantur cur non sit analogia'. For this edition see CTC IV 457. On the work see V‑045.

g8v [Note on Laetus and Rolandellus as editors and colophon]. Incipit: ‘Si quispiam tertio loco fragmentis Varronis . . .’ Laetus appears to have edited book I, Rolandellus book II.


Imprint: Brescia: Boninus de Boninis, de Ragusia and Miniatus Delsera, 16 June 1483. Folio.

Remarks: Often found with Sextus Pompeius Festus (Goff F‑146) and Nonius Marcellus (Goff N‑268).


Collation: a4 b–e8.6 f g8.


ISTC: iv00098000

Hain: C 5955;

Goff: Goff V‑98;


Proctor: Pr 6954;

Others: BSB‑Ink V‑60; Oates 2618; Sack, Freiburg, 3632; Sheppard 5752.

LCN: 14803059


Copy number: V-048(1)

Bound with F‑038; see there for details of binding, decoration, and provenance.

Size of leaf: 307 × 197 mm.

Leaf g8v, colophon, l. 2: ‘ . . . Rhollādellus', not as BMC.

SHELFMARK: Auct. O 4.11(2).

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