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512). Fifth, it would be strange that the readings of π, the manuscript owned by an inﬂuential patron (Niccoli) and then a great scholar (Poggio), should have had so little input into the tradition, there being apparently no direct apograph from it other than ξ: that the collation used by r can show up some forty readings of O (or its early 119 40 For this reconstruction we must assume that π itself was clear on this point, as the confusion very rarely occurred in φ or the corrections of r. Editorial progress since the nineteenth century correctors) not found elsewhere in the Italian tradition (cf.
327 in o (Vat. Pat. 492 in its apograph q (Vat. Ottob. Lat. 2834), both of which annotating hands must date from the last three decades of the ﬁfteenth century. 70* effringere] frangere (q), 71* cupiret] uideret (oq),101 77* quantum] quanam (q), 233 consumpse ante acta] consummere (consumere O3) facta (q), 269* quae] quot (q : quod O3),102 282* auget] urget (q), 306 serescunt] rigescunt 98 99 100 101 102 Detailed proof of this is offered in Chapter 4 (D). It is a needless complication to suppose that another mediaeval copy of O was made after the time of the work of O3, and that the scribe chose to record the variant readings comprehensively, and at least some of the glosses, from the hand of O3, which manuscript was discovered later in the ﬁfteenth century but lost soon thereafter.
G. 512 were accidentally omitted. See Bloch (1901) 271 no. 85 liber Lucrecii in the section De poetis gentilium (¼ 272 no. 16 Titus Lucretius de rerum natura volumen unum in Breviarium librorum Isghteri abbatis) with 282–3, and Milde (1968), 48 no. 31. G. Becker (1885) 32 no. 375, librum Lucretii unum. 29 The extant Lucretian manuscripts of the abbeys of Lobbes (saec. XII)92 and Corbie (saec. 93 We have already conjectured that O spent most of the mediaeval period in Mainz and was perhaps there as early as the ﬁrst half of the ninth century; it may be that Q resided continually until the mid sixteenth century at St Bertin, although the possibility has been mentioned that it was at Corbie until at least the twelfth century: if not, a manuscript (probably a descendant, or a gemellus, of Q) existed at that time at Corbie, 60 miles south.