Moral treatises

Published/Created:
Italy
between 1500 and 1525
Physical Description:
ff. i + i + 25 + i : parchment ; 120 x 80 mm.
Notes:
Manuscript on parchment of 1) Treatise on Christian love. Several later corrections on f. 10v. 2) On the contemplation of death, final judgment and hellish punishment. 3) Six prescriptions for Christian life given by St. Bonaventure (Bonaventura, 1221-1274) to a young friar. Translated into Italian. 4) The qualities of a perfect monk. Copied by one hand in large calligraphic Humanistica Textualis Formata; line-fillers in the form of crossed i.
In Italian and Latin.
2-line plain initials (Capitalis) in red, with guide-letters. A few flourishes in black at the end of articles.
Binding: Sixteenth-century. Italian brown leather over pasteboards, both covers blind-tooled: fillet frames and a border of floral tools, in the centre a fleuron. Marks of two ties. Yellow edges.
Cite as: Moral Treatises. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Topics:
Christian literature, Italian
Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Didactic literature
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Language:
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 735
Orbis Record:
9661655
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599606
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10615162
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
9998981
PID:
digcoll:3701771

Number of Pages: 60
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