Epitome of Aristotle

Creator:
Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295
Published/Created:
Italy
s. XIII/XIV [late 13th or early 14th century]
Physical Description:
ff. iii + 18 + iii : parchment ; 338 x 223 (252 x 170) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written in a calligraphic notarial hand with tall ascenders and strongly looped forms of letters d and b, above top line.
Spaces left for decorative initials remain unfilled.
Binding: ca. 1900, England or U.S.A. (?). Quarter bound in orange goatskin with a gold-tooled label on spine ("Aristotle. Ethica, in Italian. XIVth Century") and marbled paper sides. Edges gilt.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (palimpsest: written over an unidentified canon law text, 1250-75) of Epitome of Aristotle's Ethics translated into Italian by Taddeo d'Alderotto (ca. 1235-1295).
Topics:
Ethics
Italian literature--To 1400
Literature, Medieval--Translations
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295
Aristotle
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 28
Orbis Record:
9805897
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599853
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1248516
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 28.
Taddeo d'Alderotto, Epitome of Aristotle. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2057272
PID:
digcoll:3578572

Number of Pages: 22
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