De divinatione

Creator:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Published/Created:
Rome[?]
1456
Physical Description:
ff. v + 58 + i : parchment ; 193 x 131 (131 x 79) mm.
Notes:
On parchment
Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
Copied in Italy, perhaps in Rome, in 1456 (see colophon in art. 1) by the humanist Stefano Guarnieri probably for his personal use
Imperfect: Water stained at end, f. 57 marginalia excised at fore-edge margin.
Script: Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
One illuminated initial, 6-line, on f. 28r, gold against blue, green and deep red ground with white vine-stem ornament, joined to a partial border, white vine-stem ornament curling around a thin gold bar on blue, green and deep red ground with white dots on blue, grey on red and pale yellow on green. Headings and running titles in red.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound in the same bindery for the Guarnieri-Balleani library (Iesi) as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 86, 182, 212.
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1959 by Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (warped and stained by moisture) of Cicero, De divinatione.
Topics:
Divination--Early works to 1800
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Latin essays
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De divinatione
Guarnieri, Stefano--Manuscripts
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 181
Orbis Record:
9811661
Orbis Barcode:
39002104684767
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1250181
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 181.
Cicero, De Divinatione. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2057502
PID:
digcoll:3578658

Number of Pages: 2
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