Miscellany

Published/Created:
Italy (Sinigallia)
ca. 1650
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 106 + ii : paper ; 190 x 125 mm.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Italian poem warning against sin. 2) Italian sermons. 3) Notes on Christian, historical and other subjects, sermons, commonplaces, recipes etc., all in Italian. This is followed by notes on the churches and other buildings of the city, and the relics kept in the churches. 4) Latin proverbs and quotations in alphabetical order, to which other hands have made additions on blank spaces and pages. The sources as far as indicated are the Bible, the Church Fathers, a few Christian authors of the Middle Ages, pagan authors and philosophers. 5) Notes on monuments in Sinigallia. 6) Latin verses in honor of the Virgin. 7) Text of epitaphs in churches at Sinigallia, dated 1600-1602, in which the family names have been replaced by N. 8) Various notes in Italian, mainly historical. 9) Table of the times of sunrise (f. 97v: Sole) and noon (f. 98r: Mezogiorno) for all the days of the year, expressed in hours and minutes, according to the Italian system in which the day is divided into 24 hours of equal length and sunset = hour 0. 10) Various notes in Italian, i.a. a list of herbs, notes about popes and notes dated 1655 and 1656. The paper badly damaged by the acid ink, often impairing legibility. Some texts much faded. Collation impossible. Various scribes, mostly writing Humanistica Cursiva Currens difficult to decipher. Some parts are written by a more calligraphic hand, especially the original parts of artt. 4, 6 and 7.
There is no decoration.
Binding: Modern blue paper wrappers; on the spine a paper label with the printed inscription ITALIAN MISCELLANY. MS. c. 1650.
Cite as: Miscellany. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Topics:
Christian literature
Italian poetry -- 17th century
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Sermons, Italian
Topics:
Senigallia (Italy)
Language:
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 717
Orbis Record:
9659092
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599531
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10608968
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998974
PID:
digcoll:3685240

Number of Pages: 225
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