Iosephi Machaciae filii Hebraei genere sacerdotis ex Hierosolymis De bello Iudaico.

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Author / Creator:Josephus, Flavius, author.
Uniform title:De bello Judaico. Latin
Imprint:[Verona] : [Petrus Maufer de Maliferis, for Innocens Ziletus], [25 December 1480]
Description:[214] leaves ; 27 cm (folio)
Subject:Rebellion, Jews (66-73)
Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.
Jews -- History -- Rebellion, 66-73.
Judaism -- Apologetic works -- Early works to 1800.
Middle East.
Incunabula -- Italy -- Verona -- 1480.
Annotations (Provenance)
Apologetic writings.
Early works.
Format: Print Book
Local Note:University of Chicago Library's copy imperfect: lacking leaves [1]-[3], and [214].
Discovery of this item made possible by a gift from Julie and Roger Baskes.
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Varying Form of Title:Iosephi Machaciae filii Hebraei genere sacerdotis ex Hierosolymis De bello Ivdaico
Josephi Machaciae filii Hebraei genere sacerdotis ex Hierosolymis De bello Judaico
Other uniform titles:Josephus, Flavius. Contra Apionem. Latin.
Rufinus, of Aquileia, 345-410,
Cendrata, Ludovico, active 15th century,
Donato, Girolamo, 1454-1511.
Panteo, Giovanni Antonio, 1446?-1496.
Maufer, Petrus, active 1474-1494,
Ziletti, Innocente, active 1476,
Rosenberger, Ludwig, 1904-1987,
Provenance:Former owner's inscriptions: leaf m6 verso-m7 recto: W.L.S. Isabel vers[?] signora mia s[ancto?] [Christo] [illegible].; leaf o6 recto: Antonio mio cano. [illegible]; leaf p7 recto: Fr[atre] Angelo di meda de minori aseruanti.
Former owner's inscription, leaf s2 recto: Io frate Angelo di mede habio posseduto questo libro.
Former owners' manuscript annotations in 3 hands; partially trimmed on fore and tail edges.
Bookplate: Ex libris Ludwig Rosenberger.
Binding: Half bound vellum and brown cloth over boards; red leather spine labels.
Notes:Title from incipit, leaf [4] recto.
Incipit, leaf [1] recto: Ludouicus Cendrata Verone[n]sis eq[ui]ti aurato d[omi]no Antonio Donato patritio Veneto urbis Veronae praetori salutem.
Translated by Rufus Aquiliensis; edited by Ludovicus Cendrata. Polain cites Hieronymus Squarzaficus as editor.
Colophon: Impressum i[n] inclyta ciuitate Veronae per magistrum Petrum Maufer Gallicum. Anno salutis M.cccc.lxxx octauo kalendas Ianuarii. Pontifice maximo Sixto quarto, & illustrissimo Veneto[rum] duce Ioa[n]ne Mocenigo.
An unsigned bifolium, usually bound at the front of the book, contains a prefatory letter by the editor, addressed to Antonius Donatus and dated 30 November 1480, followed by 3 elegiac distichs by Hieronymus Donatus addressed to Ludovicus Cendrata, 11 elegiac distichs of Johannes Antonius Pantheus, and 7 hendecasyllables of Innocens Ziletus.
"The only book signed by Maufer at Verona. It was printed at the expense of Innocens Ziletus, who had already published a book at Pogliano"--Pollard.
Signatures: pi² a¹⁰ b⁸ c⁶ d-k⁸ 2k⁸ l-x⁸ y⁶ A-C⁸ D⁶; leaves a2-5 missigned 'a1-4'.
36 lines; type (from BMC), 111R; capital spaces, some with guide letters.
"Iosephi Machaciae filii Hebraei genere sacerdotis ex Hierosolymis De antiquitate Iudaeorum contra Appionem grammaticum Alexandrinum"--Leaves [185] recto-[213] verso.
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