Eusebii Caesariensis Episcopi Chronicon, id est temporum breuiarium incipit foeliciter / quem Hieronymus praesbiter diuino eius ingenio Latinum facere curauit, et usque in Valente[m] C[a]esarem Romano adiecit eloquio ; que[m] et Prosper deinde Mathe[us] Palmeri[us] qui ea qu[a]e co[n]secuta su[n]t adiicere curauere eide[m] postpositi subsequunt[ur].

Author
Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, approximately 260-approximately 340 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[Venice : Erhard Ratdolt , 13 Sept. 1483]
Description
[182] leaves (3 blank, including first and last) ; (4to)

Details

Former owner
Binder
Rare books genre
Notes
  • Title from incipit (leaf a2r).
  • Imprint from colophon: Erhardus Ratdolt Augustensis solerti vir ingenio maxima cura plurimus vndiq[ue] comparatis exemplaribus Eusebij libros chronicos ac reliquas in hoc volumine de temporib[us] additiones: no[n] paruo studio impensisq[ue] emendatissime impressit Venetijs Duce inclyto Ioan. Moçenico Romano[rum] imperatore Phrederico iij. anno imperij sui 44. anno saluti 1483 Idibus Septembris.
  • With the continuations of Prosper and Matthaeus Palmerius. Ed. by J.L. Santritter.
  • Printed in red and black.
  • Translated into Latin by Saint Jerome and continued by Prosper Britannicus and Matthaeus Palmerius.
  • Verses to the reader by Santritter (C. Ioannes Lucilius Hippodamus Helbronnensis) imply that he compiled the tables and saw the book through the press.
  • EXI copy 1 has Tabula bound at the end.
  • EXI copy 2 is 23 cm. ; without the blank leaves.
Binding note
  • EXI copy 1 has speckled paper sides with leather spine and corners.
  • EXI copy 2 in late 19th or early 20th century full morocco gilt by L. Broca.
Provenance
  • EXI copy 1 has inscription on verso of leaf [169]: F. Hieronymi Seripandi.
  • EXI copy 1 has stamp on inside front cover: College Library, Mar. 12, 1893, Princeton, N.J.
  • EXI copy 2 has extensive annotations in an early hand on many leaves, including notes of events up to 1523; bookplate of Sir Charles Thomas-Stanford (1858-1932) on front pastedown.
References
  • BM 15 cent. V, p. 287
  • Goff E-117
  • Poynter 219
  • St. E90
Other title(s)
Chronicon.
OCLC
166311887
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