Script: Written in an expert humanistic bookhand characterized by prominent approach and finishing strokes. The headings in red are by a different scribe. One very fine illuminated initial, 12-line, in gold on vibrant blue ground with white vine-stem ornament. The stems of the initial are divided into compartments and filled with penwork decoration in red, blue and green on parchment ground. Four small initials, 6- to 5-line, gold on vibrant blue ground with white vine-stem ornament. Headings in red. Binding: Nineteenth century, France or Italy. Brown calf blind- and gold-tooled, with shells and caducei in the blind-tooled borders. Edges red. Belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps.
Manuscript on parchment (speckled on hair side) of Greek works translated into Latin by Leonardo Bruni: 1) Demosthenes, Olynthica tertia. 2) Aeschines, Epistola senatui populoque Atheniensi. 3) Anaximenes of Lampsacus, Epistola Philippi ad Athenienses. 4) Aeschines, Oratio contra Ctesiphontem. 5) Demosthenes, Oratio pro Ctesiphonte (De corona).
Greek letters Literature, Medieval--Translations Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Bookplates Decorated initials Manuscripts
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
Marston MS 10
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 10. Demosthenes, Olynthica Tertia, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 207
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