TEXT-inc
a corpus of texts printed in the 15th century

TEXT-inc

til00331000

Text-inc Id:
til00331000
Bod-inc Id:
L-178
Headings:
Lucianus Samosatensis Verae historiae, et al.
Analysis of content:
  1. a1r [Title-page.]
  2. a2r Lucianus Samosatensis: Verae historiae. ‘De ueris narrationibus.’ [Translated by Lilius Tifernas.] Incipit: ‘[M]os est athletarum ac eorum qui summa diligentia corpus exercent . . . [E]gressus olim ab Herculeis columnis et in Hesperium oceanum . . .’
  3. d3v Lucianus Samosatensis: De asino aureo. Incipit: ‘[Q]uum in Thessaliam ubi quaedam mihi paternae rationes erant . . .’ See L‑177.
  4. f4v Lucianus Samosatensis: Philosophorum vitae. Vitarum auctio. Incipit: ‘[D]ispone tu sedilia et scamna et appara locum uenientibus . . .’ See L‑177.
  5. h1r Lucianus Samosatensis: Tyrannus. Incipit: ‘[M]issa istaec faciamus, o Cloto, cimba uero haec iampridem nobis disposita est . . .’ See L‑177.
  6. i1v Lucianus Samosatensis: ‘Scipio.’ De praecedentia Alexandri, Hannibalis et Scipionis. Incipit: ‘Libyce me decet praeponi melior quidem sum . . .’ See L‑177.
  7. i3r Lucianus Samosatensis: Scaphidium (Dialogus de funerali pompa). [Translated by Rinucius Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[A]udite quo quidem pacto nostra se negocia habeant. Parua . . .’ See L‑177.
  8. i4v Lucianus Samosatensis [pseudo-; Vegius, Maphaeus]: Palinurus. [De felicitate et miseria.] Incipit: ‘[O]bsecro te, o Charon, sine me ut iam nauim conscendam . . .’ For the authorship see Christopher Robinson, Lucian and his Influence in Europe (London, 1979), 84-5.
  9. m2r Lucianus Samosatensis: Charon. Incipit: ‘Mercurius. [Q]uid rides, o Charon? Quidue relicta cymba insolens admodum ad haec nostra uenisti . . .’ See L‑177.
  10. n2v Lucianus Samosatensis: Diogenes. Incipit: ‘Diogenes. [Q]uid hoc, o Alexander, et tu quoque e uita migrasti . . .’ See L‑177.
  11. n3v Lucianus Samosatensis: Terpsion. Incipit: ‘Terpsion. [I]ustumne hoc est, o Pluto, me quidem e uita obiisse . . .’ See L‑177.
  12. n4r Lucianus Samosatensis: Hercules. Incipit: ‘Diogenes. [N]unquid Hercules ipse est? Haud quisquam, me Hercule . . .’ See L‑177.
  13. n4v Lucianus Samosatensis [pseudo-; Albertus, Leo Baptista]: Virtus dea. [Translated by Carolus Marsupinus.] Incipit: ‘[V]irtus dea per epistolas orauit modo ut se irem . . .’ See L‑177.
  14. o1v Lucianus Samosatensis [pseudo-; Moschus]: In amorem. Incipit: ‘[P]erdiderat natum genitrix Cytherea uagantem | Anxia sollicito quem dum per compita passu'; 50 hexameters. See L‑177.
  15. o2r Lucianus Samosatensis: Timon. Incipit: ‘[I]uppiter amabilis, hospitabilis, amicabilis, uestalis, fulgurator . . .’ Translated by Bertoldus. For the translation, and on Bertoldus, see Mattioli 205-6.
  16. q1r Lucianus Samosatensis: Sermo de calumnia. Incipit: ‘[G]rauis ac molesta res est ignorantia et multorum malorum hominibus . . .’ See Goldschmidt, ‘Lucian's “Calumnia”  ’, 241-2. For the translation see Mattioli 212.
  17. r1v Lucianus Samosatensis: Laus muscae. [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[M]usca est sic minima uolucrum ut possit cum muscellis et culicibus comparari . . .’
  18. r2v [Verse addressed to the reader.] Incipit: ‘Haec lege plena iocis immistaque seria ludo | Quando relaxandi cura tibi est animi'; 2 elegiac distichs.
  19. r3r [Privilege addressed to] Benedictus Miniator (Benedetto Bordon). Incipit: ‘Serenissimo principi et illustrissimo domino supplicat fidelissimus seruus Benedictus . . .’ see L‑177.
  20. r3r Regazola, Thomas: [Verse.] Incipit: ‘Endimioneum lunae Phœbique duellum | Et castra amborum noscere quisquis auet'; 5 elegiac distichs.
  21. r3r [Regazola, Thomas]: ‘De morte carmen horrendum.’ Incipit: ‘Qua mors lege capit et magnos atque pusillos | Nunc hos nunc illos precipitando rapit'; 29 elegiac distichs and 4 hexameters. See Walther, Initia, 14956.
Imprint:
Venice: Johannes Baptista Sessa, ‘xxxi' June 1500. 4°.
Collation:
a–r4.
References:
Source: Bodleian ISTC: il00331000 HCR 10263; Goff L‑331; BMC V 482; Pr 5597; Sheppard 4355. LCN: 14503527
Copies:
  1. L-178(1) Copy Binding: Nineteenth-century half brown morocco, with brown cloth. Size: 209 × 143 × 18 mm. Size of leaf: 202 × 132 mm. Provenance: Gabriel F(?)rugon (sixteenth century); inscription on the recto of the front endleaf: ‘Hic liber est meus Gabriel F(?)rugon' (Sheppard read ‘Dongon'). Johannes Baptista Moldinus, (sixteenth/seventeenth century); name on the verso of the second front endleaf: ‘Joannis Baptistæ Moldini'. Antonius Sgalfarus (seventeenth/eighteenth century); inscription on the verso of the second front endleaf, below that of Moldinus: ‘nunc Antonii Sgalfaro'. Purchased via Quaritch from Puttick & Simpson, 25 Feb. 1886, lot 857, for £0. 10. 0, with Auct. 2Q inf. 2.19 and F‑030; see Library Bills, 1886, 39. SHELFMARK: Auct. Q inf. 1.31.