Olynthica tertia, etc.

Creator:
Aeschines
Anaximenes, of Lampsacus
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444
Demosthenes
Published/Created:
Florence,
[ca. 1415-20]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 97 + ii : parchment ; 234 x 158 (165 x 83) mm.
Notes:
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.
Abstract:
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).
Associated Names:
Aeschines [Author]
Anaximenes, of Lampsacus [Author]
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444 [Author]
Demosthenes [Author]
Topics:
Greek letters
Literature, Medieval--Translations
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Speeches, addresses, etc., Greek
Topics:
Demosthenes
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Bookplates
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 10
Orbis Record:
9805647
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599739
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11379442
Citation:
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.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10269829
PID:
digcoll:3759466

Number of Pages: 207
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