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The Resource Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ; : eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit

Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ; : eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit

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Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ; : eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit
Title
Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ;
Title remainder
eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit
Title variation
Hoc volvmine continentvr Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum
Creator
Contributor
Dedicatee
Printer
Subject
Language
lat
Summary
Macrobius was the chief source of Platonism in early medieval Europe.
Member of
Cataloging source
GZM
Citation location within source
volume 354, page 1
Citation source
National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints
Index
no index present
LC call number
PA6498
LC item number
.A2 1521
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
His commentary on Cicero's Somnium Scipionis is valuable for the picture it provides of scientific knowledge of the time, and there are numerous digressions on physics, mathematics, astronomy and geography. There is also specific reference to the theory that Venus and Mercury rotate around the sun
Label
Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ; : eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Edited by Niccolò degli Angeli
  • Imprint and edition statement from colophon
  • Signatures: 2a4 A-M8 N10
  • Last leaf (N10) is blank
  • Woodcuts: title within a wide arabesque woodcut border; below title is Tacuino's device, a small woodcut of John the Baptist, with banner "Ecce agnus;" half-page woodcut of three astronomers with astronomical and navigational instruments at head of text on recto of leaf 1; other illustrations throughout text include nine smaller woodcut vignettes, a half-page map of the world (verso of leaf XXVI), and several diagrams; large white capitals and smaller black-on-white ornamental initials throughout
  • Title page printed in red and black in roman and gothic type; text and marginal notes printed in roman type
  • Dedicatory epistle of Joannes Riuius Venetus addressed to Raffaele Regio on verso of title page, dated July 10, 1513
  • Reprint of the Giunta edition printed in Florence in 1515; see F.L.A. Schweiger, Handbuch der classischen bibliographie
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, Adams, or EDIT 16
Dimensions
32 cm (folio)
Edition
Macrobii Aurelii uiri consularis & illustris Saturnaliorum libri nouiter recogniti infinitisque erroribus expurgati quae diligentissime nunc primum impressum ....
Extent
[4], CV leaves
Lccn
20008157
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: date on title page added in manuscript: "MCCCCLXXX;" date of "1521" below in arabic numberals. Bound in old pasteboard covers; vellum spine with manuscript title "Somnium Scipionis." Ownership inscription of the Capuchins of Ferrara in upper left corner of title page ("Ferrarie Capuccini). Purchase, PKG, 1988.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11510945
  • ucoclc11510945
Label
Hoc volumine continentur Macrobii interpretatio in Somnium Scipionis a Cicerone confictum ; : eiusdem Saturnaliorum libri septem accuratius recogniti, in q[uibus] graeca suis cu[m] ace[n]tibus suo nitori restituta reperiu[n]t ; haec o[mn]ia Nicolaus Angelius uir apprime eruditus summa diligentia correxit imprimiq[ue] curauit
Publication
Note
  • Edited by Niccolò degli Angeli
  • Imprint and edition statement from colophon
  • Signatures: 2a4 A-M8 N10
  • Last leaf (N10) is blank
  • Woodcuts: title within a wide arabesque woodcut border; below title is Tacuino's device, a small woodcut of John the Baptist, with banner "Ecce agnus;" half-page woodcut of three astronomers with astronomical and navigational instruments at head of text on recto of leaf 1; other illustrations throughout text include nine smaller woodcut vignettes, a half-page map of the world (verso of leaf XXVI), and several diagrams; large white capitals and smaller black-on-white ornamental initials throughout
  • Title page printed in red and black in roman and gothic type; text and marginal notes printed in roman type
  • Dedicatory epistle of Joannes Riuius Venetus addressed to Raffaele Regio on verso of title page, dated July 10, 1513
  • Reprint of the Giunta edition printed in Florence in 1515; see F.L.A. Schweiger, Handbuch der classischen bibliographie
  • Includes index
  • Not in BM STC Italian, 1465-1600, Adams, or EDIT 16
Dimensions
32 cm (folio)
Edition
Macrobii Aurelii uiri consularis & illustris Saturnaliorum libri nouiter recogniti infinitisque erroribus expurgati quae diligentissime nunc primum impressum ....
Extent
[4], CV leaves
Lccn
20008157
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: date on title page added in manuscript: "MCCCCLXXX;" date of "1521" below in arabic numberals. Bound in old pasteboard covers; vellum spine with manuscript title "Somnium Scipionis." Ownership inscription of the Capuchins of Ferrara in upper left corner of title page ("Ferrarie Capuccini). Purchase, PKG, 1988.
Other physical details
illustrations (woodcuts), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)11510945
  • ucoclc11510945

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