De claris mulieribus, It. tr. Donato degli Albanzani

Creator:
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375
Published/Created:
Italy
late 14th cent
Physical Description:
ff. i (paper) + 74 + i (paper)
some col.
280 x 213 (199 x 170) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written by three persons in round gothic script: Scribe 1, ff. 1r-33v (except f. 8, replaced in 16th century); Scribe 2, ff. 33v-36v; Scribe 3; ff. 37r-74r. In portions written by Scribes 1 and 2 some elaborate ascenders and descenders in upper and lower margins, touched with red.
Initials, 3- to 2-line, in red or blue, sometimes with red penwork. Rubrics throughout. Initial added [date?], f. 2v, to replace one removed: blue, with leafy filler in green outline, and foliage extending down margin and across top and bottom of column, drawn in green, red, and blue.
Initial removed from f. 2v; leaf was then reinforced with paper covering f. 2r, col. b (blank). Lower margins of ff. 1, 33 and 37 cut off.
Binding: 19th-20th centuries. Vellum spine and fore-edge strip with marbled paper sides. Label on spine: "Donne Illust. del Boccacc. MS".
Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827). Acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7452). Purchased from H. P. Kraus in 1970 by Edwin J. Beinecke for the Beinecke Library.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper (watermarks: unidentified mountain) and parchment (inner and outer bifolios, of poor quality) of Boccaccio, De claris mulieribus; translated into Italian by Donato degli Albanzani.
Variant Titles:
De claris mulieribus
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin literature, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 398
Orbis Record:
9777411
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597444
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
16598102
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 398.
Giovanni Boccaccio, De Claris Mulieribus. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2021108
PID:
digcoll:3412011

Number of Pages: 160
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