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Cicero, Marcus Tullius De oratore (comm. Omnibonus Leonicenus), et al.
Analysis of content:
  1. a2r Omnibonus Leonicenus: ‘Oratio de laudibus eloquentiae'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uantum admirationis habeat eloquentia, Vicentini ciues . . .’
  2. a4r Omnibonus Leonicenus: ‘Praefatio'. Incipit: ‘[Q]uantum Ciceronis orator scriptis omnibus non dico . . .’
  3. b1r Omnibonus Leonicenus: [Commentary on De oratore.] Incipit: ‘  “[C]ogitanti mihi saepe numero”. Quae in principiis librorum requiri solent . . .’
  4. b1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De oratore. Cic. De Orat.
  5. u1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Orator. ‘De perfecto oratore'. Cic. Orat.
  6. x3v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: [Letter addressed to] Gaius Trebatius. Cic. Fam. 7. 19.
  7. x4r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Topica. Cic. Top.
  8. y2r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Partitiones oratoriae. Cic. Part.
  9. y7v Cicero, Marcus Tullius: Brutus. ‘De claris orationibus'. Cic. Brut.
  10. A6r Cicero, Quintus Tullius: De petitione consulatus. Cic. Comment. Pet.
  11. B1r Cicero, Marcus Tullius: De optimo genere oratorum. Cic. Opt. Gen.
  12. B1v [Note on the inclusion of Brunus's translation of Aeschines.] Incipit: ‘Ex dictis Ciceronis apertissime constat orationes Aeschinis et Demosthenis pro Cthesiphonte e Graeco in Latinum . . .’
  13. B2r Aeschines: In Ctesiphontem. Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus. Incipit: ‘[Q]uanti conatus parentur uiri Athenienses ad hoc iudicium . . .’
  14. B10v Demosthenes: [Pro Ctesiphonte. Also known as De corona.] ‘Oratio in Aeschinem'. Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus. See C‑208. Lanzillotta lists this edition on 46-7 as 2(I).
  15. D5r Aeschines: [Oratio ad senatum populumque Atheniensem.] Incipit: ‘[E]go me ad rempublicam contuli trigesimotertio aetatis anno . . .’
  16. D5r [Colophon.]
  17. D5v Squarzaficus, Hieronymus: [Letter addressed to] Petrus Busonus (i.e. Pierre d'Aubusson). Allenspach–Frasso 286-8.
Venice: Andreas Torresanus de Asula and Bartholomaeus de Blavis de Alexandria, 5 Mar. 1485. Folio.
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Source: Bodleian ISTC: ic00662000 GW 6750; HC *5107 = H 5103; Goff C‑662; BMC V 307; Pr 4705; BSB‑Ink C‑362; Oates 1862; Rhodes 585; Sheppard 3775. LCN: 14885374
  1. C-233(1) First copy Wanting the blank leaf a1, in place of which is bound a4. Binding: Nineteenth-century gold-tooled calf, for the Bodleian Library; marbled pastedowns; the gold stamp of the Library on both covers. Size: 312 × 218 × 34 mm. Size of leaf: 303 × 200 mm. Some early marginal notes. Pagination added in pencil. Initials are supplied in red. Provenance: Lüder Kulenkamp (1724-1794), sale catalogue (Göttingen, 1796), p. 451, no. 3. Purchased for £0. 15. 6; see Books Purchased (1796), 1. SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.20.
  2. C-233(2) Second copy Fragments. Leaves a2-4 only. Bound in a volume containing L‑089 and C‑219: a4 is bound before gathering b of L‑089, and a2.3 between L‑089 and C‑219; for binding and provenance see C‑219. SHELFMARK: Auct. N 2.3(1).