De consolatione philosophiae; 1410.

Creator:
Walton, John, d. 1410
Published/Created:
1410.
Physical Description:
1 vol. (104 l.) ; 26 cm. x 17 cm.
Notes:
The manuscript was copied by a scribe whose hand is also seen in several other vernacular manuscripts: Cambridge, Pembroke College, MS 207 (John Gower, Confessio amantis), London, British Library, MS Arundel 119 (Lydgate, Siege of Thebes), and Tokyo, Private Collection, MS 54 (South English Legendary, second hand).
Decoration includes two- to four-line pen-flourished initials.
Binding: contemporary tawed leather on cushion wooden boards, re-backed and re-covered, preserving original sides.
Imperfect: "The manuscript lacks the first quire, including the Preface and Prologue as well as stanzas 1-67."
Abstract:
English verse version of De consolatione philosophiae by John Walton.
John Walton's translation of Boethius' De consolatione philosophiae. Written on vellum in Anglicana formata script in England in the first quarter of the fifteenth century. The manuscript lacks the first quire, including the Preface and Prologue as well as stanzas 1-67.
Associated Names:
Boethius, d. 524 [Creator]
Walton, John, d. 1410 [Author]
Topics:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Middle English poetry
Philosophy and religion
Poetry--Early works to 1800
Topics:
Foundation of the Free School and Hospital,--Kirkleatham, Yorkshire--Ownership
Turner, William,--Sir,--d. 1692--Ownership
Walton, John,--d. 1410
Language:
English, Middle (1100-1500)
Genre:
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Poems
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
The Osborn Collection
Call Number:
Osborn fa43
Orbis Record:
9368229
Orbis Barcode:
39002092807081
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
15245589
Citation:
John Walton, De Consolatione Philosophiae. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2013983
PID:
digcoll:3381237

Number of Pages: 226
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