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P-391
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Plutarchus Vitae illustrium virorum, et al.
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  1. Part I:
  2. [a2r] Campanus, Johannes Antonius: [Letter addressed to] Franciscus Todeschini Piccolomini. Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 10-11.
  3. [a2r] [Table of contents, listing the Lives with the names of their translators.] See Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 11-12.
  4. [a3r] Philelphus, Franciscus: Letter addressed to Cardinal Nicolaus Accipacio.] ‘Epistola Philelphi poete In vitam atque gesta Thesei.’ Incipit: ‘[P]riscos philosophos tam Grecos quam Latinos siquid laude . . .’ Explicit: Thesei legere aggrediamur See Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 12-14, 14 no. 1(a), with the identity of the dedicatee at 15-16.
  5. [a3v] Plutarchus: [Life of Theseus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Thesei.’ [Probably translated by Antonius Pacinus, although in this edition attributed to Franciscus Philelphus. Edited, with all the items in this edition, by Johannes Antonius Campanus.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uemadmodum, o Sossie Senecion, historici in orbis terrarum situ describendo . . .’ Explicit: possessorem terre appellamus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 14-16 no. 1(a). On Campanus as editor see the reference in P‑390.
  6. [a10r] Plutarchus: [Life of Romulus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Romuli.’ [Translated by Johannes Tortellius Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[U]rbis Rome splendor et gloria omnibus amplissima gentibus . . .’ Explicit: digna memoria accepimus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 16 no. 1(b).
  7. [b6v] [Philelphus, Franciscus: Letter addressed to Cardinal Nicolaus Albergati.] Incipit: ‘[P]erpulchra profecto res et eximia virtus est, sapientissime pater . . .’ Explicit: pulcherrime exornantur. Vale For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 17 no. 2(a).
  8. [b7r] [Plutarchus: Life of Lycurgus. Translated by Franciscus Philelphus.] Incipit: ‘[D]e Ligurgo legum latore nihil vt ita dixerim certi narrare . . .’ Explicit: Ligurgo perhibentur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 17 no. 2(a).
  9. [c5v] [Castellione], Lapus [de pseudo-; Philelphus, Franciscus: Letter addressed to Cardinal Nicolaus Albergati.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Nume Pompilii.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uod ab inicio totius huius interpretandi muneris . . .’ Explicit: scripta sunt audiamus. Vale For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 2(b).
  10. [c5v] Plutarchus: [Life of Numa Pompilius.] ‘De vita atque gestis Nume Pompilii.’ [Translated by Franciscus Philelphus, although in this edition attributed to Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[E]st autem de Nume regis temporibus quibus extiterit . . .’ Explicit: conflagrauit ut fertur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 17-18 no. 2(b).
  11. [d4r] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Lycurgus and Numa. Translated by Franciscus Philelphus.] Incipit: ‘[S]ed posteaquam Nume et Ligurgi vitam exposuimus hisce in medio . . .’ Explicit: coegerit atque composuerit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 2(c).
  12. [d5v] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Letter addressed to Eugenius IV, Pont. Max.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gestam Solonis.’ Incipit: ‘[S]epenumero veteres sapientissimos philosophos mecum . . .’ Explicit: studia excitentur. Vale feliciter For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 3(a).
  13. [d6v] Plutarchus: [Life of Solon.] ‘De vita atque gestis Solonis.’ [Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[D]indimus(!) gramaticus in commentario tabularum Solonis . . .’ Explicit: scriptis suis comprobauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 3(a).
  14. [e4v] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Letter addressed to Cardinal Giordano Orsini.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Publicole.’ Incipit: ‘[P]roperanti mihi, humanissime pater, promissum tibi munus . . .’ Explicit: iudicio gloriam comparem. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 3(b).
  15. [e5r] Plutarchus: [Life of P. Valerius Publicola.] ‘De vita atque gestis Publicole.’ [Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[C]um igitur his moribus preditus fuisset Solon . . .’ Explicit: cadauer exportarunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 3(b).
  16. [e10r] Plutarchus: [Comparison between Solon and Publicola. Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘Num igitur in his uiris comparandis . . .’ Explicit: aparatum Romanis submisit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 18 no. 3(c).
  17. [f1r] Acciaiuolus, Donatus: [Letter addressed to Petrus de' Medici.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Alcibiadis.’ Incipit: ‘[S]apientem uirum Architam Tarentinum dicere solitum scripsit . . .’ Explicit: priscis temporibus claruere For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 19 no. 4(b). View entry in Person Index
  18. [f1v] Plutarchus: [Life of Alcibiades.] ‘De vita atque gestis Alcibiadis.’ [Translated by Donatus Acciaiuolus.] Incipit: ‘[A]lcibiadis genus si maiorum suorum memoria repetatur . . .’ Explicit: necatum Alcibiadem tradunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 19 no. 4(b).
  19. [g4r] Plutarchus: [Life of Coriolanus.] ‘Vita Coriolani.’ Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[M]arciorum familia Rome complures ex patriciis illustres . . .’ Explicit: facturos adstipulati sunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 20 no. 4(a).
  20. [h1v] Plutarchus: [Comparison between Alcibiades and Coriolanus. Translated by Donatus Acciaiuolus.] Incipit: ‘[V]eterum(!) expositis omnibus rebus que in se sunt nobis . . .’ Explicit: conferri possi uidetur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 20 no. 4(c).
  21. [h2v] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Letter addressed to Cosimo de' Medici.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Themistoclis.’ Incipit: ‘[T]hemistoclis Atheniensis clarissimi et sapientissimi ducis vitam . . .’ Explicit: aggressum esse profiteor. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 21 no. 5(a).
  22. [h3v] Plutarchus: [Life of Themistocles.] ‘De vita atque gestis Themistoclis.’ [Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[T]emistocli initia generis parum sane gloriosa fuere . . .’ Explicit: amicissimeque sum vsus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 21 no. 5(a).
  23. [h10v] Plutarchus: [Life of Camillus.] ‘Vita Camilli.’ [Translated by Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[F]urius Camillus de quo multa magnaque extant . . .’ Explicit: ceciderant Romanis reliquit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 21 no. 5(b).
  24. [i9v] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Letter addressed to Cardinal Johannes Vitelleschi.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Periclis.’ Incipit: ‘[P]ericles Atheniensis, sapientissime pater, vt a veteribus auctoribus . . .’ Explicit: graciosum facias. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 22 no. 6(a).
  25. [i10v] Plutarchus: [Life of Pericles.] ‘De vita atque gestis Periclis.’ Translated by Lapus de Castellione. Incipit: ‘[C]aesarem cum peregrinos quosdam Rome locupletes homines . . .’ Explicit: fieri licentia prohibebat For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 22 no. 6(a).
  26. [k9v] Pacinus, Antonius: [Letter addressed to Cardinal Johannes Lejeune.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Fabii Maximi.’ Incipit: ‘[T]raditum est a grauibus sapientibusque viris in conferendis muneribus . . .’ Explicit: diligentissime indicabant For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 22 no. 6(b).
  27. [k10r] Plutarchus: [Life of Fabius Maximus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Fabii Maximi.’ [Translated by Antonius Pacinus or Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[P]ericlem virum inter memoria dignos connumeratum vt accepimus . . .’ Explicit: in obitu efficerent For the authorship and the ascription of the translation to Pacinus see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 22 no. 6(b); DBI XXII ascribes the translation to Lapus de Castellione.
  28. [l6r] Barbarus, Franciscus [pseudo-; Plutarchus: Life of Pelopidas.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Cathonis.’ [Probably translated by Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[C]ato senior quibusdam strenuum hominem audacemque . . .’ Explicit: sue inuenisse arbitramur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 23 no. 7(a); in this edition the authorship is ascribed to Franciscus Barbarus.
  29. [m4r] Plutarchus: [Life of Marcellus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Marcelli.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis, although in this edition attributed to Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[M]arcum Claudium quinquies Romanorum consulem Marci filium . . .’ Explicit: Marcelli nomine inscripsit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 24 no. 7(b).
  30. [n1r] [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Letter addressed to] Petrus [de' Medici]. Incipit: ‘[E]tsi scio, clarissime Petre, illam Hesiodi sentenciam laudari . . .’ Explicit: mee testimonium pertineret For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25 no. 8(c). View entry in Person Index
  31. [n1r] [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Life of Hannibal.] Incipit: ‘[S]i primi Punici belli quod Carthaginenses cum populo . . .’ Explicit: concidisse viderentur For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25 no. 8(a).
  32. [o2r] Plutarchus [pseudo-]; [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Life of Scipio Africanus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Scipionis Africani.’ Incipit: ‘[C]ornelio Scipioni qui primus nomine uicte a se gentis . . .’ Explicit: amandum alliciat For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25 no. 8(b); in this edition the authorship is attributed to Plutarchus, and the translation to Acciaiolus.
  33. [p1v] [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Comparison between Hannibal and Scipio.] Incipit: ‘Iam vero res admonere uidetur ut Scipionis . . .’ Explicit: Explicit: finienda putauit For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25 no. 8(c). View entry in Person Index
  34. [p2v] Guarinus [Veronensis: Letter addressed to Mazo dei Mazi.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Philopomenis.’ Incipit: ‘[H]oc tempore, quo poeta noster diceret, spumat plenis . . .’ Explicit: emittatur ipse censueris For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25-6 no. 9(a).
  35. [p2v] Plutarchus: [Life of Philopoemen.] ‘De vita atque gestis Philopomenis.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[E]leander(!) genere primarius et inter amplissimos . . .’ Explicit: quidem hactenus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 25-6 no. 9(a).
  36. [p8r] Guarinus [Veronensis: Letter addressed to Roberto dei Rossi.] ‘Epistola . . . in vitam atque gesta Quinti Flamminii.’ Incipit: ‘[N]uper, Ruberte suauissime, cum ex labore in ocium . . .’ Explicit: existimes atque propendas For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 26 no. 9(b).
  37. [p8v] Plutarchus: [Life of Quintus Flamminius.] ‘De vita atque gestis T. Q. Flaminii.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[P]hilopomeni T. Quintum Flamminium comparamus. Is quali statura . . .’ Explicit: uita defunctus est For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 26 no. 9(b).
  38. [q3v] [Barbarus, Franciscus: Letter addressed to Zaccaria Barbarus.] ‘Epistola . . . de vita atque gestis Aristidis.’ Incipit: ‘[A]nimaduerti, Zacharia frater, te ueram illam et sapientem Petri Emiliam . . .’ Explicit: sit facile iudicabis For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 27 no. 10(c).
  39. [q4v] Plutarchus: [Life of Aristides.] ‘De vita atque gestis Aristidis.’ [Translated by Franciscus Barbarus, although in this edition ascribed to Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[A]ristides Lysimachi filius ex Antiochide tribu et populo . . .’ Explicit: digna iudicatur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 26-7 no. 10(a).
  40. [r2v] Plutarchus: [Life of Cato the Censor.] ‘De vita atque gestis Marci Catonis.’ [Translated by Franciscus Barbarus.] Incipit: ‘[M]arcum autem Catonem genere Tusculanum fuisse et priusquam . . .’ Explicit: clarissimi auus fuit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 26-7 no. 10(b).
  41. [r10r] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Aristides and Cato. Translated by Franciscus Barbarus.] Incipit: ‘[C]um de his que mentione digna videbantur exposuerimus . . .’ Explicit: deligere propositum fuit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 27 no. 10(c).
  42. [s1v] [Pacinus, Antonius: Preface addressed to Cosimo de' Medici.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Themelionis.’ Incipit: ‘[M]ultos ex ducibus nostris qui nuper in re militari . . .’ Explicit: cognitione redderem For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 27 no. 11(a).
  43. [s2v] Plutarchus: [Life of Timoleon.] ‘Vita Thimeleonis.’ [Translated by Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[A]ntequam Timoleon in Sicilia traieceret res Syracusanorum sic se habebat . . .’ Explicit: rempublicam habuere For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 27 no. 11(a).
  44. [s10v] Plutarchus: [Life of Aemilius Paullus.] ‘Vita Pauli Emilii.’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[E]miliorum eamiliam(!) in vrbe Roma patriciam sane ac vetustam . . .’ Explicit: Emilii fuisse dicuntur For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 28 no. 11(b).
  45. [t6v] Plutarchus: [Lives of Agis and Cleomones.] ‘Vita Agidis et Cleomenis.’ [Translated by Alamannus Rinutinus, although in this edition ascribed to Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[Y]xionis fabulam nonnulli contra inanis glorie sectaciones . . .’ Explicit: draconem consecrarunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 28 no. 12(a).
  46. [v10v] Plutarchus: [Lives of the Gracchi.] ‘De vita atque gestis Tiberii Caii Gracchi.’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[D]e Agide et Cleomene que dicenda fuerunt superius enarratis . . .’ Explicit: non aufert For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 29 no. 12(b).
  47. [x7v] Guarinus Veronensis: [Letter addressed to Leonellus d'Este.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Lysandri.’ Incipit: ‘[P]lurima cerno tuas ad nuptias, Leonelle princeps, frequentia . . .’ Explicit: non suscipietur oratio For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 29 no. 13(c).
  48. [x8r] Plutarchus: [Life of Lysander.] ‘De vita atque gestis Lysandri.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[M]armorea Lisandri statua Delphis inter vos extat . . .’ Explicit: sumus perscrutati For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 29 no. 13(a).
  49. [y5r] Plutarchus: [Life of Sulla.] ‘De uita atque gestis Sylle.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[L]ucius vero Cornelius Silla patricia procreatus est familia . . .’ Explicit: iniuria superauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 29 no. 13(b).
  50. [z5r] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Lysander and Sulla. Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uando et huius percurrimus vitam iam comparationem . . .’ Explicit: principatum reddimus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 29 no. 13(c).
  51. [z6r] Plutarchus: [Life of Pyrrhus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Pyrrhi.’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[T]hesprotis alias Eprothis et Molossis post diluuium . . .’ Explicit: uniuersi potitus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 30 no. 14(a).
  52. [A4r] [Pacinus], Antonius: [Preface addressed to Ludovicus Trivisanus, Archbishop of Florence.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Marii.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um Artaxersi Persarum regi aliquando obequitanti agricola . . .’ Explicit: daturum polliceor For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 30 no. 14(b).
  53. [A4v] Plutarchus: [Life of Marius.] ‘De vita atque gestis Marii.’ [Translated by Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[C]aii Marii quemadmodum neque Q. Sertorii qui Hiberos . . .’ Explicit: se ipsum necauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 30 no. 14(b).
  54. [B5v] Plutarchus: [Life of Eumenes.] ‘De vita atque gestis Eumenis.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis, although in this edition ascribed to Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[E]umeni Cardiano patrem fuisse Dures historicus scriptum reliquit . . .’ Explicit: pelagus liceret For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 30 no. 15(b).
  55. [B10v] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Eumenes and Sertorius. Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[H]ec sunt que de Sertorio ac Eumene digna memoratu . . .’ Explicit: fecit et dominum For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 31 no. 15(c).
  56. [C1r] [Brunus] Aretinus, Leonardus: [Letter addressed to Antonius Luschus.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Sertorii.’ Incipit: ‘[C]redo nonnunquam tibi euenisse, Antoni carissime, mihi namque . . .’ Explicit: obiurgare possis. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 31 no. 15(a).
  57. [C1v] Plutarchus: [Life of Sertorius.] ‘De vita atque gestis Sertorii.’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[N]on est fortasse mirandum per infinitum tempus alibi aliter . . .’ Explicit: uisusque consenuit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 31 no. 15(a).
  58. [C6v] Justinianus, Leonardus: [Letter addressed to Henricus de Lusignan.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Scimonis.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um per multa sint litterarum studia, Heinrice princeps, que summum et decus . . .’ Explicit: nobis operam iudices For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32 no. 16(c).
  59. [C7v] Plutarchus: [Life of Cimon.] ‘De vita atque gestis Cimonis.’ [Translated by Leonardus Justinianus.] Incipit: ‘[P]eripoltas vates ex Thessalia Opheltam regem suosque in Boetiam . . .’ Explicit: uenerentur atque colant For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 31 no. 16(a).
  60. [D3v] Plutarchus: [Life of Lucullus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Luculli.’ [Translated by Leonardus Justinianus.] Incipit: ‘[L]ucii Luculli auus fuit vir consularis, auunculus autem Metellus . . .’ Explicit: pariter est extincta For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 31-2 no. 16(b).
  61. [E8v] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Cimon and Lucullus. Translated by Leonardus Justinianus.] Incipit: ‘Ego itaque Luculli mortem perbeatam maxime oportunamque . . .’ Explicit: glorie fastigium euasisse For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32 no. 16(c).
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  63. [aa1r] [Rinutinus, Alamannus: Preface addressed to Petrus de' Medici.] Incipit: ‘[C]um Grece apud Plutarchum Nicie Atheniensis . . .’ Explicit: loquentem accipe For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32-3 no. 17(c).
  64. [aa1v] [Plutarchus: Life of Nicias. Translated by Alamannus Rinutinus.] Incipit: ‘[Q]uoniam ut arbitror non absurde Niciam Crasso et Particos . . .’ Explicit: ante ventura predixerat For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32-3 no. 17(a).
  65. [bb1v] [Plutarchus: Life of Crassus. Translated by Alamannus Rinutinus.] Incipit: ‘[M]arcus Crassus patrem habuit cum honoribus plurimis . . .’ Explicit: precluso illum suffocauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32-3 no. 17(b).
  66. [bb12v] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Nicias and Crassus. Translated by Alamannus Rinutinus.] Incipit: ‘[R]eliquum est ut de Nicie et Crassi ad inuicem comparatione . . .’ Explicit: mortem effecit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 32-3 no. 17(c).
  67. [cc2r] [Guarinus, Baptista: Letter addressed to Hermolaus Barbarus.] Incipit: ‘[S]oleo plerumque mecum tacitus admirari, humanissime presul, inanem spem . . .’ expl: me plurimum commendo For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 33 no. 18(a).
  68. [cc2v] Plutarchus [pseudo-; Xenophon: Life of Agesilaus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Agesilai.’ [Translated by Baptista Guarinus, although in this edition ascribed to Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[N]on sum equidem nescius difficillimum esse Agesilai virtuti . . .’ Explicit: patria sepulchrum consecutus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 33 no. 18(a).
  69. [cc9r] Plutarchus: [Life of Pompeius.] ‘De vita atque gestis Pompeii.’ [Translated by Jacobus Angeli, although in this edition ascribed to Antonius Pacinus.] Incipit: ‘[E]rga Pompeium mox ex ipso initio videtur populus Romanus . . .’ Explicit: apud Albanum posite sunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 33-4 no. 18(b).
  70. [ee6v] Plutarchus: [Life of Alexander.] ‘De vita atque gestis Alexandri.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[R]egis Alexandri Cesarisque qui Pompeium profligauit vitam . . .’ Explicit: animi uires amiserat For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 34 no. 19(a).
  71. [gg4r] Plutarchus: [Life of Caesar.] ‘De vita atque gestis Cesaris.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[C]inne dictatoris filiam Corneliam a Cesare distrahere . . .’ Explicit: moribundus cecidit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 35 no. 19(b).
  72. [hh7v] [Castellione], Lapus [de pseudo-; Justinianus, Leonardus: Letter addressed to Marcus Justinianus.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Photionis.’ Incipit: ‘[M]eminisse te arbitror, Marce frater, cum domi adessem . . .’ Explicit: vitam erimus interpretati For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 35-6 no. 20(a).
  73. [hh8r] Plutarchus: [Life of Phocion.] ‘De vita atque gestis Photionis.’ [Translated by Leonardus Justinianus, although in this edition ascribed to Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[D]emadem oratorem tradunt plurimum Athenis potentia . . .’ Explicit: comodo animaduersum est For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 35-6 no. 20(a).
  74. [ii8r] [Plutarchus: Life of Cato the Younger.] ‘Vita Catonis Junioris.’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus, although in this edition ascribed to Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[C]atonis genus principium dignitatis et glorie sumpsit . . .’ Explicit: ipse mortuus est For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 36 no. 20(b).
  75. [ll1r] Guarinus Veronensis: [Preface addressed to Franciscus Barbarus.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Dyonis.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um Plutarchum quem non hospitio solum verum etiam possessione . . .’ Explicit: liminio cepit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 36 no. 21(a).
  76. [ll1v] Plutarchus: [Life of Dio.] ‘De vita atque gestis Dionis.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[P]rofecto, Sossi Senetion, quemadmodum Troiam iis minime . . .’ Explicit: singulatim perscriptum est For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 36 no. 21(a).
  77. [mm1v] Plutarchus: [Life of Brutus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Bruti.’ [Probably translated by Jacobus Angeli, although in this edition ascribed to Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[M]arci Bruti progenitor fuit Junius Brutus . . .’ Explicit: Bruti fuisse dicimus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 37 no. 21(b).
  78. [nn2r] [Plutarchus: Comparison between Dion and Brutus. Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[H]is itaque hominibus cum multa bonorum adsint genera . . .’ Explicit: permaneret imperauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 37 no. 21(c).
  79. [nn2v] Plutarchus: [Life of Demosthenes.] ‘De vita atque gestis Demoschenis(!).’ [Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[D]emostenis pater Demostenes vt Theopompus historicus tradit . . .’ Explicit: credere noluerat For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 38 no. 22(a).
  80. [nn7r] [Brunus] Aretinus, Leonardus: [Letter addressed to Niccolò Niccoli.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Ciceronis.’ Incipit: ‘[O]tioso mihi nuper ac lectitare aliquod cupienti . . .’ Explicit: scribentibus superari. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 38 no. 22(b).
  81. [nn7r] Plutarchus [pseudo-]; [Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: Life of Cicero.] ‘De vita atque gestis Ciceronis.’ [In this edition the translation is ascribed to Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[T]ulliorum familia que et Ciceronis postea cognomentum recepit . . .’ Explicit: ignominioseque perierunt For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 38 no. 22(b).
  82. [pp1r] [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Preface addressed to Petrus de' Medici.] Incipit: ‘[V]itam Demetrii quem antiqui scriptores expugnatorem urbium dicunt . . .’ Explicit: posteris suis reliquit For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 39 no. 23(a).
  83. [pp1v] [Plutarchus: Life of Demetrius. Translated by Donatus Acciaiuolus.] Incipit: ‘[P]raeclaram meo iudicio prisci sapientis sentenciam habuere . . .’ Explicit: Romanam introducamus For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 39 no. 23(a).
  84. [qq7r] [Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: Preface addressed to Coluccius Salutatus.] Incipit: ‘[A]ntonii vitam multiplici ac uaria historiarum serie . . .’ Explicit: Antonium uideamus For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 23(b).
  85. [qq7v] [Plutarchus: Life of Marcus Antonius. Translated by Leonardus Brunus Aretinus.] Incipit: ‘[A]ntonio auus fuit Antonius orator quem Sillanas partes . . .’ Explicit: gradus successor For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 23(b).
  86. [ss3v] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Preface addressed to Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Artoxersis.’ Incipit: ‘[Z]anonus episcopus Baiucensis vir cum summa doctrina . . .’ Explicit: alacriorem efficies For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 24.
  87. [ss4v] Plutarchus: [Life of Artaxerxes.] ‘De vita atque gestis Artoxerxis’ [Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[A]rtoxerxes ille primus Xerxe patre natus ex Persarum . . .’ Explicit: crudelitate superauit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 24.
  88. [tt1r] [Castellione], Lapus [de: Preface addressed to Cardinal Julianus Cesarini.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Arathi.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um Arati Sicionii clarissimi ducis res domi militieque . . .’ Explicit: nomine esse profiteor For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 25.
  89. [tt2v] Plutarchus: [Life of Aratus.] ‘De vita atque gestis Arati.’ [Translated by Lapus de Castellione.] Incipit: ‘[C]hrisippus philosophus tritum quoddam veteri sermone . . .’ Explicit: peruenenit etatem For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40 no. 25.
  90. [vv3r] Philelphus, [Franciscus: Letter addressed to Malatesta Novello.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Galbe.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um ego istac iter semel et iterum, Malatesta Nouelle, facerem . . .’ Explicit: Ottone auditurus For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 41 no. 26.
  91. [vv3v] Plutarchus: [Life of Galba.] ‘De vita atque gestis Galbe.’ [Translated by Franciscus Philelphus.] Incipit: ‘[S]ephicrates Athenienses idcirco existimabat stipendiarium . . .’ Explicit: morte dimisit For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 40-1 no. 26.
  92. [vv9r] Philelphus, [Franciscus: Letter addressed to Malatesta Novello.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Othonis.’ Incipit: ‘[A]t alii multi, Malatesta Nouelle, et M. Otho non obscure . . .’ Explicit: ignaris consuleremus For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 41 no. 27.
  93. [vv9v] Plutarchus: [Life of Otho.] ‘De vita atque gestis Othonis.’ [Translated by Franciscus Philelphus.] Incipit: ‘[A]t iunior imperator Otho cum primum illuxisset procedens . . .’ Explicit: Cecinne addiderunt For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 41 no. 27.
  94. [xx3r] Plutarchus [pseudo-; Isocrates: Life of Evagoras.] ‘De vita atque gestis Euagore.’ [Translated by Guarinus Veronensis.] Incipit: ‘[I]am viderem, o Nicocles, te non solum rerum . . .’ Explicit: oportet celeriter fies For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 41 no. 28.
  95. [xx7r] Plutarchus [pseudo-; Nepos, Cornelius: Life of Pomponius Atticus.] ‘Vita Pompony Athici.’ Nep. Att. See Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 41 no. 29; in this edition Nepos is described as being the translator.
  96. [xx10r] [Festus: Breviarium rerum gestarum populi Romani. Also known as De historia Romana.] ‘Vita Ruffi.’ Addressed to Valentinianus I, Roman Emperor. See P‑390. For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 42 no. 30; in this edition the author is called ‘Ruffus Sextus' in the text.
  97. [yy3v] Plutarchus [pseudo-; Guarinus Veronensis: Life of Plato, incorporating a letter addressed to Philippus Pellizzone.] ‘De vita atque gestis Platonis.’ Incipit: ‘[M]ultum diuo animo verti, Philippe vir doctissime, humanitatem tuam . . .’ Explicit: auditque videtque For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 42 no. 31; in this edition Guarinus is described as the translator.
  98. [yy10r] [Brunus] Aretinus, Leonardus: [Preface addressed to Cardinal Nicolaus Albergati.] ‘Epistola . . . De vita atque gestis Aristotelis.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uanta nobis Aristoteles philosophus atque adeo generi . . .’ Explicit: et amor augescat For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 42 no. 32.
  99. [yy10v] Plutarchus [pseudo-; Brunus Aretinus, Leonardus: Life of Aristotle.] ‘De vita atque gestis Aristotelis.’ Incipit: ‘[A]ristoteles philosophus ex oppido fuit nomine Stagira . . .’ Explicit: atque probatissimi For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 42 no. 32; in this edition Brunus Aretinus is described as the translator.
  100. [zz3v] Allius, Peregrinus: [Preface addressed to Laurentius de' Medici.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Homeri.’ Incipit: ‘[S]ocrates ille sapientissimus Apollinis oraculo iudicatus . . .’ Explicit: audituri accedamus For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 43 no. 33.
  101. [zz4r] Plutarchus [pseudo-: Life of Homer.] ‘De vita atque gestis Homeri.’ [Translated by Peregrinus Allius.] Incipit: ‘[H]erodotus Alicarnaseus de Homeri genere, etate ac uita . . .’ Explicit: nascitur Homerus annis clxviii For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 43 no. 33.
  102. [zz8r] [Allius, Peregrinus: Preface addressed to Laurentius de' Medici.] Incipit: ‘[P]osteaquam Homeri vitam ex Horodoto(!) a nobis . . .’ Explicit: digna uideri possunt. Vale For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 43 no. 34.
  103. [zz8v] [Plutarchus pseudo-: Life of Homer. Translated by Peregrinus Allius.] Incipit: ‘[S]uperuacuum fortasse quibusdam videatur in querendis . . .’ Explicit: philosophis reliquisse For the authorship and the translator see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 43 no. 34.
  104. [zz10r] [Donatus, Aelius: Life of Vergil.] ‘Vita Virgilii.’ Incipit: ‘[P]. Virgilius Maro parentibus modicis fuit et precipue patre . . .’ Explicit: minus etiam in Eneide For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 43-4 no. 35.
  105. [AA3v] Acciaiuolus, Donatus: [Preface addressed to Ludovicus XI, king of France.] ‘Epistola . . . In vitam atque gesta Caroli Magni.’ Incipit: ‘[C]um oratores omnium Christianorum priuatique etiam homines . . .’ Explicit: tue uehementer commendat For the authorship and the dedicatee see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 44 no. 36. View entry in Person Index
  106. [AA4r] [Acciaiuolus, Donatus: Life of Carolus Magnus.] ‘Vita Caroli Magni.’ Incipit: ‘[C]arolo Francorum regi cui postea ex magnitudine rerum gestarum . . .’ Explicit: sanctissimeque reseruauit For the authorship see Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 44 no. 36; in this edition Acciaiolus is described as the translator.
Imprint:
[Strasbourg: The R‑Printer (Johann Mentelin and Adolf Rusch), after 1470-1]. Folio. As dated by BSB‑Ink. In two parts.
Collation:
Part I: [a12 b10 c8 d–n10 o8 p–z A–C10 D8 E10]; part II: [aa10 bb12+2 cc–mm10 nn6 oo–zz AA10]. Collation as the Bodleian copy, taking account of the fact that sewing is visible between [bb7] and [bb8], and that there is a stub between what is presently [bb5] and [bb6].
References:
Source: Bodleian ISTC: ip00831000 HC *13124; Goff P‑831; BMC I 62; Pr 242; BSB‑Ink P‑625; CIBN P‑490; Giustiniani, ‘Traduzioni latine', 44 no. (a); Sack, Freiburg, 2930; Sheppard 214. LCN: 14015484
Copies:
  1. P-391(1) First copy Wanting the blank leaf [a1]. Gathering [z] is misbound after gathering [cc]. Leaves [p7-8] have been repaired. Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf over green cloth, bound for Kloß; the gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. The name of the author has been written along the upper edge in black ink in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand. Size: 410 × 290 × 116 mm. Size of leaf: 396 × 272 mm. Early marginal notes, including comments on and corrections to the text, extraction of key words, ‘nota' marks, and pointing hands, also underlining in the text in black ink. Irregular early manuscript foliation: i–cccccxii. A leaf of bibliographical notes in an eighteenth-century hand has been tipped in before leaf [a2]. Four- to eight-line initials, with extensions into the margins, capital strokes, and underlining are supplied in red. Some early rubric headings are supplied in black ink. Provenance: Henricus Mennen (fl. 1484); inscription on [AA10r], below that of Gresemund, in a fifteenth/sixteenth-century hand: ‘Poste[a] d' M. Johannes Thuess(?) nunc vi fl. aur(?) Henrici Menne[ ] Warberghii'. Theodoric Gresemund (1475-1512), the Younger; inscription on [AA10r]: ‘Plutarchus iste est Theodorici Gresemundi Moguntini legum doctoris'. Koblenz, Jesuits; heavily cancelled inscription on [a2r]: ‘Societatis Jesu Confluentiae'. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3170; purchased for £1. 19. 0; see Books Purchased (1835), 22. SHELFMARK: Auct. P 1.8.
  2. P-391(2) Second copy Not in Sheppard. Bound with A‑168(5); see there for details of binding and provenance. Leaf [qq1] only. Size of fragment: 342 × 250 mm. Folio number ‘144' in the upper right-hand corner of the recto. The text is enclosed within single red rules. SHELFMARK: Gibson 403(2).