Allegoriae librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos

Creator:
Giovanni del Virgilio, fl. 1319
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
Published/Created:
Italy,
[between 1450 and 1500]
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 49 : paper ; 210 x 145 mm.
Materials:
paper
still
Notes:
Watermark: tower, var. Piccard, Turmwasserzeichen 611-613; var. Briquet, 15911?.
Copied by one hand in extremely small Humanistica Semitextualis Libraria. In the poetical sections the majuscules at the opening of each verse are set apart.
Headings (“liber secundus” etc.) in clumsy Capitalis (several times erroneous: “LIBE”). Space for a 2-line initial left free on the first line of f. 1r, although this is not the beginning of the text.
Binding: Fifteenth century. Brown leather (sheepskin?) over cardboard (replacing worm-eaten wooden boards), blind-tooled with a frame of fillets and rolls; in the central panel a motif made of small rhomboid stamps. Parchment front pastedown. Remnants or marks of four clasps attached to the front cover.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of Iohannes de Virgilio (Giovanni del Virgilio, 1300-1350), Allegoriae librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos, in prose and verse.
Topics:
Allegories
Latin literature, Medieval and modern
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Giovanni del Virgilio,--fl. 1319
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Image
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 758
Orbis Record:
9867986
Orbis Barcode:
39002104686259
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10924646
Citation:
Giovanni del Virgilio, Allegoriae Librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10923622
PID:
digcoll:3909477

Number of Pages: 109
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