Confutationes

Creator:
Valla, Lorenzo, 1407-1457
Published/Created:
Rome,
[ca. 1460-70]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 174 + ii : parchment ; 213 x 133 (141 x 87) mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
Script: Written in a round humanistic script by a single scribe, above top line.
Illuminated page (f. 1r) with partial border in outer and lower margins, white vine-stem ornament on predominately green and red ground, with some blue and white dots, framed by thin gold bars. In lower border, unidentified mutilated coat of arms, against blue ground. Seven illuminated initials, 4- to 2-line, gold, against blue, green and red grounds with white vine-stem ornament and white dots. Headings and marginal annotations in pale red.
Binding: ca. 1900, England. Red goatskin case with gold-tooled title "Valla In Poggium MS" and turn-ins. Gilt edges. Bound by Zaehnsdorf (London, 1842-1930).
Acquired in 1954 from C. A. Stonehill by Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Lorenzo Valla, Confutationes. 1) Antidotum in Poggium, Books I-III. 2) Antidotum in Poggium, Book IV. 3) Dialogus in Poggium, Book I. 4) Confutatio prior in Benedictum Morandum.
Topics:
Dialogues, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Valla, Lorenzo,--1407-1457
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Annotations
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 81
Orbis Record:
9807639
Orbis Barcode:
39002104684023
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11527723
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 81.
Lorenzo Valla, Confutationes. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10269854
PID:
digcoll:3760785

Number of Pages: 364
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