The parchment is mediocre quality, the outer side of the quires is flesh side. Copied by one hand writing an uneven Southern Semitextualis Libraria with some two-compartment a's. The scribe Ciutus is not recorded. Belonged to Passinus (?) Georgii, student in the school of master Baldachinus of Cortona (Tuscany). Collection of Thomas Phillipps (MS 9965). On f. Ir two cuttings from English sale catalogues are pasted with identical short descriptions of this manuscript from the Phillipps collection, with the price Â£576. Bookplate of Frederick Haile Stebbins with motto Inter folia fructus. Gift of the estate of Frederick H. Stebbins, 5 Dec. 1988. Red stroking of the majuscules. 2-line red plain initials. Larger and more elaborate initial in red and black at the opening of the text. Numerous pointing hands. Binding: Nineteenth-century. Yellow parchment over pasteboard, both covers framed with a gilt running scroll. On the spine gold-tooled inscription PRUDENTII PSYCHOMACHIA . COD. SEC. XV (?). Cite as: Prudentius, Psychomachia, with Glosses. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Pagination in ink s. XVII.
Manuscript on parchment (goatskin) of Prudentius (beginning of the fifth century), Psychomachia, with interlinear and marginal glosses by various hands in Latin and Italian, variant readings and corrections.
Allegory Christian poetry, Latin Fathers of the church Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Prudentius, b. 348
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Prudentius, Psychomachia, with Glosses. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 40
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