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The Resource L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ; : Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice

L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ; : Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice

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L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ; : Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice
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L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ;
Title remainder
Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice
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Language
  • latgrc
  • lat
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AZU
Citation location within source
  • page 113, no. 2
  • nos. 278, 278A
  • no. 254
  • L-22
  • p. 366
  • III:736
Citation source
  • Rénouard, A.A. Annales de l'imprimerie des Alde (3. éd.)
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Aldine Press
  • Aldine press books at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin
  • Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries
  • Short-title catalogue of books printed in Italy and of Italian books printed in other countries from 1465 to 1600 now in the British Museum
  • Brunet, J.-C. Manuel du libraire et de l’amateur de livres (5e éd.)
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index present
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non fiction
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L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ; : Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice
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Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Edited by Onorato Fascitelli; cf. Paulus Manuzio's dedication)
  • Includes two dedicatory prefaces: Paulo Manuzio's preface for the Lactantius, addressed to Fra Germano Minadoo, dated 1535; and Giovanni Battista Egnazio's for Tertullian, addressed to Gasparo Contareno
  • Signatures: 2a8 2b4 a-z8 A-T8 V4 *4 X-2C8 2D12 2E-2H8
  • Leaves V3-4 and 2C8 are blank
  • In copy examined by Adams, gathering *4 is bound following leaf S8
  • Woodcuts: Aldine anchor-and-dolphin device on title-page and verso of final leaf
  • Printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Dedicatory letter by Paulus Manutius to Germano Minadoo
  • The Carmen de dominica resurrectione (also known as Carmen de Pascha) is by Venantius Fortunatus; the Phoenix is of doubtful authenticity
  • Includes the Carmen de passione Domini (not listed on the title page), wrongly ascribed to Lactantius
  • "Interpretatio dictionum graecarum, quae in Lactantio reperiuntur ... recensente, emendateque Marco Musuro": leaves [3]-[10] of third sequence
  • Errata: leaf 2D1
  • Includes index
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
[12], 328, [16], 47, [45] leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, leaf 287 wanting; signature *4 bound correctly preceding signature X8. Seventeenth-century stiff vellum binding; ms. spine title "Lactantij Firmiani." Ownership inscription on t.p. "Ex libris Petri M. Tempesti Equitis S. Stephani ac I.U. Doctoris," of Pietro M. Tempesta, knight of the military Order of Saint Stephen, and doctor of laws, probably from ca. 1700; blind-stamped oval ownership stamp of the Hon. George Fortescue on upper cover. Purchase, Antonello Privitera, 1997.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: imperfect, gathering *4 misbound following leaf 2b4. Eighteenth-century vellum, gilt spine; gold-stamped brown leather spine labels, with title "L.C. Lactantii operae" and below, "Aldus 1535"; blue pastepaper endpapers; edges sprinkled blue. Bookplate of Charles Fox, Perran Arworthall, on front pastedown. Purchased from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, 1988.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 3: imperfect, gathering *4 misbound following leaf 2H8. 17th-century tawed pigskin binding; large stamped panel on upper board of Johann Friedrich, Elector of Saxony, wearing armor and holding a sword, with caption below: "Victus eras acie fidei constantia tandem victorem ante homines fecit et ante Deu[m]"; owner's initials "P C A" above portrait, with date "1610" below; panel on lower board contains Johann Friedrich's coat of arms; both panels within blind-stamped rolled borders featuring small portrait medallions and leafy vines; four raised bands on spine; newer gold-stamped tan leather spine label with title "Lactantii Divin. institut. LVII." Purchase, Guido Bortolani, 2004.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 4: imperfect, signature X8 wanting; signature 2b4 misbound after leaf 2H8; signature *4 misbound after 2b4. Contemporary limp vellum binding. Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p. of Giovanni Battista Franco of Bracciano (Arcenum)?: "Jo. Btici. Franci Arcensis." In modern beige cloth clamshell case, with spine label "Lactantius. Divinae institutiones 1535."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 5: gathering *4 misbound after 2b4; should be bound between gatherings V and X. Bound in modern plain white cartonnage; new endpapers. Ownership monogram ("JBS") on title page. Purchase, Antonio Privitera, 1997.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02364063
  • ucoclc2364063
Label
L. Coelii Lactantii Firmiani Diuinarum institutionum libri septem proxime castigati et aucti ; : Eiusdem De ira Dei liber I ; De opificio Dei liber I ; Epitome in libros suos, liber acephalos ; Phoenix ; Carmen de dominica resurrectione ; Item Index in eundem rerum omnium. Tertulliani liber apologeticus cum indice
Publication
Note
  • Imprint from colophon
  • Edited by Onorato Fascitelli; cf. Paulus Manuzio's dedication)
  • Includes two dedicatory prefaces: Paulo Manuzio's preface for the Lactantius, addressed to Fra Germano Minadoo, dated 1535; and Giovanni Battista Egnazio's for Tertullian, addressed to Gasparo Contareno
  • Signatures: 2a8 2b4 a-z8 A-T8 V4 *4 X-2C8 2D12 2E-2H8
  • Leaves V3-4 and 2C8 are blank
  • In copy examined by Adams, gathering *4 is bound following leaf S8
  • Woodcuts: Aldine anchor-and-dolphin device on title-page and verso of final leaf
  • Printed in small italic type; spaces left for capitals, with guide letters
  • Dedicatory letter by Paulus Manutius to Germano Minadoo
  • The Carmen de dominica resurrectione (also known as Carmen de Pascha) is by Venantius Fortunatus; the Phoenix is of doubtful authenticity
  • Includes the Carmen de passione Domini (not listed on the title page), wrongly ascribed to Lactantius
  • "Interpretatio dictionum graecarum, quae in Lactantio reperiuntur ... recensente, emendateque Marco Musuro": leaves [3]-[10] of third sequence
  • Errata: leaf 2D1
  • Includes index
Dimensions
17 cm (8vo)
Extent
[12], 328, [16], 47, [45] leaves
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy 1: imperfect, leaf 287 wanting; signature *4 bound correctly preceding signature X8. Seventeenth-century stiff vellum binding; ms. spine title "Lactantij Firmiani." Ownership inscription on t.p. "Ex libris Petri M. Tempesti Equitis S. Stephani ac I.U. Doctoris," of Pietro M. Tempesta, knight of the military Order of Saint Stephen, and doctor of laws, probably from ca. 1700; blind-stamped oval ownership stamp of the Hon. George Fortescue on upper cover. Purchase, Antonello Privitera, 1997.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 2: imperfect, gathering *4 misbound following leaf 2b4. Eighteenth-century vellum, gilt spine; gold-stamped brown leather spine labels, with title "L.C. Lactantii operae" and below, "Aldus 1535"; blue pastepaper endpapers; edges sprinkled blue. Bookplate of Charles Fox, Perran Arworthall, on front pastedown. Purchased from Jeffrey D. Mancevice, 1988.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 3: imperfect, gathering *4 misbound following leaf 2H8. 17th-century tawed pigskin binding; large stamped panel on upper board of Johann Friedrich, Elector of Saxony, wearing armor and holding a sword, with caption below: "Victus eras acie fidei constantia tandem victorem ante homines fecit et ante Deu[m]"; owner's initials "P C A" above portrait, with date "1610" below; panel on lower board contains Johann Friedrich's coat of arms; both panels within blind-stamped rolled borders featuring small portrait medallions and leafy vines; four raised bands on spine; newer gold-stamped tan leather spine label with title "Lactantii Divin. institut. LVII." Purchase, Guido Bortolani, 2004.
  • Spec. Coll. copy 4: imperfect, signature X8 wanting; signature 2b4 misbound after leaf 2H8; signature *4 misbound after 2b4. Contemporary limp vellum binding. Contemporary ownership inscription on t.p. of Giovanni Battista Franco of Bracciano (Arcenum)?: "Jo. Btici. Franci Arcensis." In modern beige cloth clamshell case, with spine label "Lactantius. Divinae institutiones 1535."
  • Spec. Coll. copy 5: gathering *4 misbound after 2b4; should be bound between gatherings V and X. Bound in modern plain white cartonnage; new endpapers. Ownership monogram ("JBS") on title page. Purchase, Antonio Privitera, 1997.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02364063
  • ucoclc2364063

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