Abbreviations are provided for works frequently cited in notes. Abbreviations of Latin or Greek works and authors are those used in Lewis and Short, A Latin Dictionary, and in the Oxford Classical Dictionary. Other abbreviations follow the conventions of the MLA International Bibliography.

A Florido Ambrogio, De rebus gestis ac scriptis operibus Baptistae Mantuani cognomento Hispanioli, Carmelitae, Turin: Ignatius Soffietti, 1784

Ad Baptista Mantuanus, Adulescentia, in Secundus operum B. Mantuani tomus, Paris: Badius Ascensius, 1513

AOC Analecta Ordinis Carmelitarum

AOCD Analecta Ordinis Carmelitarum Discalceatorum

BC Cosma de Villers, Bibliotheca Carmelitana, edited by Gabriel Wessels, Rome: Collegium S. Alberti, 1927

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313 - 1375), Bucolica carmina (searchable transcript of the text of Boccaccio's eclogues as printed by A. F. Massèra, ed., Boccaccio, Opere latine minori, Bari, 1928, available here)

C Edmondo Coccia, Le edizioni delle opere del Mantovano, Rome: Institutum Carmelitanum, 1960 (unless otherwise noted, cited by item number: e.g., C 130)

CH Benedictus–Maria a S. Cruce (Zimmerman), “Les carmes humanistes,” Études Carmlitaines 20 (1935), 19 – 93

Euricius Cordus (1486 - 1535), Opera Poetica Omnia, n. d., Leipzig (digitized photographic reproduction available here)

Col Publius Vergilius Maro, Eclogues, edited by Robert Coleman. Cambridge University Press, 1977

Cos Mario C. Cosenza, A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary of the Italian Humanists...1300 – 1800, 5 volume,. New York: G. K. Hall, 1962

G Graziano di Santa Teresa, “Nuova cronologia della vita del B. Battista Mantovano,” Ephemerides Carmeliticae 9 (1958), 423 – 42

Gir Rodolfo Girardello, “Vita e testi del beato Battista Spagnoli,” Carmelus 21 (1974) 36 – 98.

GW Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, 1928; repr. New York: H. P. Kraus, 1968 (unless otherwise noted, cited by item number: e.g., GW 3470)

Helius Eobanus Hessus (1488 - 1540), Bucolocorum Idyllia XII, Erfurt, Johannes Knappe, 1509 (transcription in searchable format available here)

LR Alessandro Luzio and Rodolfo Renier, “Cultura e relazioni letterarie d’Isabella d’ Este,” Giornale storico della letteratura italiana 34 (1899), 59 – 70

M Baptista Mantuanus, The Eclogues of Baptista Mantuanus, edited by Wilfred P. Mustard, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1911

MHC Monumenta historica Carmelitana, ed. Benedictus–Maria a S. Cruce (Zimmerman), Îles de Lerins: ex typis Abbatiae, 1905 - 07

NUC The National Union Catalogue: Pre–1956 Imprints, London: Mansell, 1968 – 85 (cited in all cases by item number: e.g., NB 0100954)

Opera Baptista Mantuanus, Opera Omnia, ed. Laurentius Cuperus, Antwerp: Joannes Bellerus, 1576 (volume four is paginated in two formats [e.g., IV.ii.235 – 70 or IV.i.179 – 83], two printers having set it; the resulting sigla i and ii are mine)

P1 Lee Piepho, “Mantuan and Religious Pastoral: Unprinted Versions of His Ninth and Tenth Eclogues,” Renaissance Quarterly 39 (1986), 644 – 72

P2 ________ “Versions by Thomas, Lord Fairfax of Some Poems by Mantuan and Other Italian Neo–Latin Writers,” Renaissance and Reformation n. s. 7 (1984), 114 – 20

Francesco Petrarca (1304 - 1374), Bucolica carmina in duodecim aeglogas distincta (digitized photographic reproduction of the 1502 - 03 Paris edition available here)

S Ludovico Saggi, La congregazione mantovana dei Carmelitani sino alla morte del B. Battista Spagnoli (1516), Rome: Institutum Carmelitanum, 1954

Francis Sabie, Pan's Pipe (edd. James W. Bright and Wilfred P. Mustard, University of Chicago Press, 1910, digital photographic reproduction available here and searchable transcript available here)

V Harry Vredeveld, “Pastoral Inverted: Baptista Mantuanus’ Satiric Eclogues and Their Influence on the Bucolicon and Bucolicorum Idyllia of Eobanus Hessus,” Daphnis 14 (1985), 461 - 96

Var The Works of Edmund Spenser: A Variorum Edition, eds. Edwin Greenlaw et. al., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1932 – 49

Z1 Vladimir Zabughin, “Un beato poeta (Battista Spagnoli, Il Mantovano),” AOC 4 (1917 – 1922). 125 – 57.

Z2 ______________ Vergilio nel rinascimento italiano, Bologna: Nicola Zanichelli, 1921 – 23. Volume I, pp. 243 – 46, 269 – 72