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Lucii Apuleii Platonici Madaure[n]sis philosophi Metamorphoseos liber

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Title Lucii Apuleii Platonici Madaure[n]sis philosophi Metamorphoseos liber : ac no[n]nulla alia opuscula eiusdem : necnon epitoma Alcinoi in disciplinaru[m] Platonis desinunt.
Additional Titles Asclepius
Bessarion S.R.E. Episcopus Cardinalis Sabinensis et Constantinopolitanus patriarcha, Niceni ueneranda nuncupatione terrarum ubique celeberrimus
Related place Rome (Italy)-place of publication
Contributors Bussi, Giovanni Andrea, 1417-1475
Sweynheim, Konrad, -1477
Pannartz, Arnold, -approximately 1478
Pirckheimer, Willibald, 1470-1530
Hermes, Trismegistus
Balbus, Petrus
Publisher Rome : in domo Petri de Maximo [Konrad Sweynheim and Arnold Pannartz]
Creation Date 1469
Notes Incipit: [B]essarion S.R.E. Episcopus Cardinalis Sabinensis et Consta[n]tinopolitanus patriarcha: Niceni ueneranda nu[n]cupatio[n]e terra[rum] ubiq[ue] celeberrimus ...
Title from colophon, which reads: Anno salutis M.CCCC.LXIX. Paulo Veneto regnante secundo. anno eius q[ui]nto. die uero ultima mensis Februarii, Rome, in domo Petri de Maximo.
Edited by Joannes Andreae, bishop of Aleria.
The Platonis epitoma, here erroneously ascribed to Alcinous, is by Albinus. De mundo is erroneously ascribed to Aristotle.
Spaces for initials with some guide letters.
Copy 1(RI): leaves [90] and [176] supplied in facsimile
ex libris: M. A. Principis Borghesi and M. Schmilovici
numerous handwritten notes, attributed to Willibald Pirckheimer.
In Latin, with portions in Greek.
Content [Prefatory letter] (1/1r-1/5v) -- [Table of rubrics] (1/6r) -- Metamorphoses (2/1r-9/6v) -- Florida (9/7r-10/7v) -- Apologia (10/7v-13/6v) -- De deo Socratis (13/7r-14/3r) -- De Platone et eius dogmate (14/3r-14/9r) -- De mundo / [tr. Apuleius] (14/9r-15/12r) -- Asclepius / Hermes Trismegistus
[tr. Apuleius] (15/12v-16/11v) -- [Letter of Petrus Balbus to Nicolaus Cusanus (17/1r) -- Platonis epitoma / [Albinus]
tr. Petrus Balbus (17/1r-18/7v).
Extent [178] leaves (leaves [160], [178] blank)
34 cm.
Language Latin
National Library system number 990025894580205171

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