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Historia Titj Liuij Patauini ab aduentu Aeneæ in Italiam ... vsque ad interitum Romulj

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Auct. F. 6. 6

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'Historia Titj Liuij Patauini ab aduentu Aeneæ in Italiam ... vsque ad interitum Romulj ...', a poor poem in Latin hexameter verse, with prose English translation, and a long Latin dedicatory preface by Henricus Hook to Charles lord Howard of Effingham: the poem beg. 'Insula diues opum.' This seems to be a youthful performance of Henry Hook, archdn. of York, who matriculated at C. C. C. Cambridge in 1574.

Dates

  • written in about 1575-1580 by H. Hooke

Extent

28 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin, English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Auct. F. 6. 6, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

Auct. F. 6. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18464

Overview

'Historia Titj Liuij Patauini ab aduentu Aeneæ in Italiam ... vsque ad interitum Romulj,' written in about 1575-1580 by H. Hooke

Biographical / Historical

Henry Hook (fl. c.1575-1580) was archdeacon of York.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 27774.

Custodial History

>Given by John Dethiecke in 1596 to Thomas Dison (see fols. 3, 9, 26v). Other (late 17th century) names in the book are 'Joseph Cradock' (fol. 26v) and 'Jacobus Bisse' altered to 'Jacobus Bassett' (fol. 8).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume was probably received by the Bodleian early in the 18th century.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 5 3/4 in.
Title
Historia Titj Liuij Patauini ab aduentu Aeneæ in Italiam ... vsque ad interitum Romulj
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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