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The Resource L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ; : Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset

L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ; : Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset

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L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ; : Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset
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L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ;
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Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset
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  • L. Apvleii Metamorphoseos
  • Metamorphoseos
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  • lat
  • gre
  • lat
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Citation location within source
  • p. 91, no. 8
  • no. 202, 202A
  • A-1362
  • p. 35
Citation source
  • Renouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde (3. éd.)
  • UCLA Library. The Aldine press: catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection
  • Adams
  • BM STC Italian, 1465-1600
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In Latin or Greek
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L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ; : Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset
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Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Only Aldine ed. of the works of Apuleius, with second part containing Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae, introduction to the dialogues of Plato, by the 2nd-century philosopher Alcinous (i.e. Albinus), in the original Greek
  • There are two issues of this ed., each with a different wording of the title. The issue with "uncorrected title-page" has wording: "Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset." Another issue, with "corrected title-page" has wording: "Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam maluimus hunc graecum imprimere, quam latinum cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Tropiensis barbarus esset." In the "uncorrected" state, Tropiensis is spelled "Ttropiensis," with two "t"s; in the "corrected" state, it is spelled "Tropiensis."
  • Signatures: a-z8 A-K8 1-38 44
  • Woodcuts: Aldine anchor-and-dolphin device on t.p. and verso of final leaf
  • Text of Apuleius printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters; text of Alcinous (27 leaves at end) printed in Greek, with title in Greek and Latin
  • Edited by Franciscus Asulanus
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
2 pts. in 1 (266 (i.e. 264), [28] leaves)
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: has "uncorrected" t.p. Contemporary stiff vellum binding. Ownership inscription of Angeli Cardéa, dated 1770 on t.p. and verso of back endpaper; large engraved armorial bookplate of Michael Tomkinson ("Ex libris Michaelis Tomkinson") on recto of front free endpaper; small bookplate of Templeton Crocker on verso. In modern beige cloth phase box, in tan leather and marbled paper slipcase; gold-stamped spine title "Apuleius. Metamorphoseos" and date "1521" at base of spine.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: has "corrected" t.p. Bound in 18th-century tan calf; blind fillet; spine rebacked, with original gilt spine laid down; gilt spine panels with floral ornaments; edges stained red; marbled endpapers. Presentation inscription from Eric R.D. Maclagan to A. John Hugh Smith, dated May 14, 1900 at Oxford; below is a second presentation inscription: "David Maclagan, grandson of Eric R.D. Maclagan from A. John Hugh Smith, July 12, 1953.
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  • (OCoLC)02114406
  • ucoclc2114406
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L. Apuleii Metamorphoseos, siue, Lusus asini libri XI ; : Floridoru[m] IIII ; De deo Socratis I ; De philosophia I ; Asclepius Trismegisti Dialogus eode[m] Apuleio i[n]terprete ; eiusdem Apuleii Liber de dogmatis Platonicis ; eiusde[m] Liber de mundo, que[m] magna ex parte ex lib. Aristotelis eiusde[m] argumenti in Latinum traduxit ... ; Apologiae II. Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Only Aldine ed. of the works of Apuleius, with second part containing Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae, introduction to the dialogues of Plato, by the 2nd-century philosopher Alcinous (i.e. Albinus), in the original Greek
  • There are two issues of this ed., each with a different wording of the title. The issue with "uncorrected title-page" has wording: "Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam commodius uisi sumus facere, si hunc libru[m] graecum imprimerrremus, q[uam] latinu[m], cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Ttropiensis [sic] barbarus esset." Another issue, with "corrected title-page" has wording: "Isagogicus liber Platonicae philosophiae / per Alcinou[m] philosophum, Graece impressus, nam maluimus hunc graecum imprimere, quam latinum cum inepta tralatione cuiusdam Episcopi Tropiensis barbarus esset." In the "uncorrected" state, Tropiensis is spelled "Ttropiensis," with two "t"s; in the "corrected" state, it is spelled "Tropiensis."
  • Signatures: a-z8 A-K8 1-38 44
  • Woodcuts: Aldine anchor-and-dolphin device on t.p. and verso of final leaf
  • Text of Apuleius printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters; text of Alcinous (27 leaves at end) printed in Greek, with title in Greek and Latin
  • Edited by Franciscus Asulanus
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
2 pts. in 1 (266 (i.e. 264), [28] leaves)
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: has "uncorrected" t.p. Contemporary stiff vellum binding. Ownership inscription of Angeli Cardéa, dated 1770 on t.p. and verso of back endpaper; large engraved armorial bookplate of Michael Tomkinson ("Ex libris Michaelis Tomkinson") on recto of front free endpaper; small bookplate of Templeton Crocker on verso. In modern beige cloth phase box, in tan leather and marbled paper slipcase; gold-stamped spine title "Apuleius. Metamorphoseos" and date "1521" at base of spine.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: has "corrected" t.p. Bound in 18th-century tan calf; blind fillet; spine rebacked, with original gilt spine laid down; gilt spine panels with floral ornaments; edges stained red; marbled endpapers. Presentation inscription from Eric R.D. Maclagan to A. John Hugh Smith, dated May 14, 1900 at Oxford; below is a second presentation inscription: "David Maclagan, grandson of Eric R.D. Maclagan from A. John Hugh Smith, July 12, 1953.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02114406
  • ucoclc2114406

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