Life of St. John the Baptist

Published/Created:
Italy (Florence),
1455 November 11
Physical Description:
ff. 45: paper; 285 x 215 mm.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
Script: article 1 is copied in Gothica Semitextualis Libraria (Mercantesca); the other articles in Gothica Semitextualis Currens (Mercantesca), sometimes of difficult legibility. There is no decoration.
Manuscript on paper containing: 1) Formulary for addressing Latin letters to pope Calixtus III (1455-1458) and various other Italian ecclesiastical authorities and dignitaries, ending with emperor Frederick III (1452-1493) and Charles VII, King of France (1422-1461). 2) Life of St. John the Baptist in Italian. 3) Sermon on St. John the Baptist, attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux. 4) Vision about St. John the Baptist, incomplete and of difficult legibility.
Binding: 20th century marbled brown paper binding.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of the Life of Saint John the Baptist. Manuscript also contains a formulary for addressing Latin letters to ecclesiastical authorities and dignitaries, as well as a sermon and vision about Saint John the Baptist.
Topics:
Christian hagiography
Devotional literature, Italian
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
John,--the Baptist, Saint
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 878
Orbis Record:
9883913
Orbis Barcode:
39002104688339
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11005389
Citation:
Life of St. John the Baptist. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
11004918
PID:
digcoll:3932565

Number of Pages: 98
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