Aeneid (fragment).

Creator:
Virgil.
Published/Created:
Germany,
[11--].
Physical Description:
ff. 1-2 : parchment ; 170 x 99mm.
Notes:
A leaf from the same manuscript was sold to a private collector by Maggs Bros. Ltd., in 1982; folio 2 of the Beinecke fragments was used as the spine in the binding of a book and the Maggs leaf formed the wrappers for the front and back covers of this volume.
Decoration: a portion of the initial "P" of Book 3 is preserved, written in red; 1-line initials at the beginning of verses are in brown in a mixture of rustic capital and uncial forms; punctuated with the punctus.
Script: written in late Caroline minuscule.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of Vergil's Aeneid containing portions of Books 2 and 3, including a section of the Pseudo-Ovidian Prologue to Book 3.
Topics:
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Fragments in Beinecke Library.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Topics:
Virgil.--Aeneis--Manuscripts.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval--Germany--12th century.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 482.76
Orbis Record:
12849384
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11036098
Citation:
Vergil, Aeneid (fragment). General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2004048
PID:
digcoll:3330630

Number of Pages: 4
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