Humanistic commonplace book

Published/Created:
Italy,
[after 1457]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 249 + i : paper ; 290 x 107 (ca. 240 x 85) mm.
Notes:
Watermarks, in gutter: unidentified hunting horn, crossbow, animal (?); in outer margin, trimmed: unidentified mountain in a circle surmounted by cross.
Script: Written by a single scribe in a neat humanistic script with many cursive elements; later additions by several hands.
Headings and initials often highlighted in red or ochre; some paragraph marks in same colors.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Rigid vellum case; paper label with title on spine: "Excerpta De Vetustioribus script. Latinis et Grecis, Saecul. XV".
In Latin, with Greek headings and Italian poems.
Imperfect: Some worming at end of volume with slight loss of text.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of excerpts from works of Greek and Roman history and philosophy (Greek works translated into Latin); religious tracts; and Italian strambotti.
Topics:
Education, Humanistic
Literature, Medieval--Translations
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Strambotto
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Commonplace books
Historiography
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Marston MS 48
Orbis Record:
9806937
Orbis Barcode:
39002091599986
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11415640
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 48.
Humanistic Commonplace Book. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10269819
PID:
digcoll:3764227

Number of Pages: 510
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