Bellum civile, with scholia

Creator:
Lucan, 39-65
Published/Created:
France,
[between 1200 and 1225]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 91 + i : parchment ; 235 x 108 (177 x 60) mm.
Notes:
Script: Main text written above and below top line in a small early gothic bookhand by two scribes. Scribe 1) ff. 1r-37r; Scribe 2) ff. 37v-91v. First letter of each verse written to left of text between double rulings or on middle of three rulings; right-hand margin justified. Scholia, primarily at beginning of codex, written in a contemporary hand.
Decorative initials, red or blue, 12- to 4-line, with simple designs in opposite color, for each book. Rubrics added sporadically. Plan of Brindisi appears in the margin of f. 15v (II.610) to illustrate Caesar's siege of the city; on f. 47v is a schematic circular drawing of Paulus in the center, surrounded by Pelion, Ossa, Otrix, Pindus and Olympus.
Rubbing, staining, trimming of leaves, and worm holes result in some loss of text and scholia.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Light brown pigskin, blind-tooled, with brass fastenings.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Lucan, Bellum civile, with scholia. Preceded by Epitaphium Lucani, 4 lines only.
Topics:
Historical poetry, Latin
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Scholia
Topics:
Rome--History
Topics:
Lucan,--39-65
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 332
Orbis Record:
9786681
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597014
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1003082
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 332.
Lucan, Bellum Civile, With Scholia. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
10269850
PID:
digcoll:3760773

Number of Pages: 3
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