Script: Written in a well-formed upright humanistic bookhand. Half-page coat of arms (argent [oxidized], a chief with 3 roses gules above 2 bars gules; crest: bishop's mitre surmounted by gold cross) enclosed by a wreath with flowers and fruit and four ribbons, f. 1v. Plain gold majuscules outlined in black, 4- to 2-line, mark beginning of arts. 2-8; headings for each poem in black epigraphic square capitals. Binding: Date?, Italy. Tacketed to a limp vellum wrapper made from a parchment document: Agostino Barbarigo, doge of Venice (1486-1501), writes on behalf of the secretary Joannes B[remainder of name missing due to hole in parchment], dated Venice, 5 May 14[8?]8. Filing notes on upper cover. Title in majuscules on upper cover: "Quintii Haemiliani Cimbriaci Vti [for Vincentinus?]".
Manuscript on parchment of 1) The author, Quintus Aemilianus Cimbriacus (1449-1499) of Vicenza, speaking to his book of poetry, 6 lines. 2) 28-line encomium dedicated to Niccolo Donati, Patriarch of Aquileia, 1493-97. 3) Rhapsodia I. 4-7) Rhapsodia I-V. 8) De mysteriis christianis. 9-10) Poems to Angelus Padavinus.
Christian poetry, Latin (Medieval and modern) Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Quintus Aemilianus Cimbriacus
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Marston MS 161
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 161. Quintus Aemilianus Cimbriacus, Carmina. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 41
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