Libro di mascalcia

Creator:
Ruffo, Giordano
Published/Created:
Italy,
14th century.
Physical Description:
ff. 31; parchment; 295 x 215 mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
Script: copied by one hand in Southern Gothica Textualis Libraria/Formata (Rotunda).
On folio 1recto there is a 17-line historiated initial, showing the author presenting his work to Emperor Frederick II on horseback. The initial has been erased and the scene is hardly recognizable.
Binding: 16th century light brown leather over wooden boards, both covers blind-tooled with a double frame of multiple fillets, the inner frame divided by two diagonals. Small engraved bronze bosses at the four corners of the inner frames. Remnants of two clasps attached to the front board, with decorated brass catches on the rear board. Rebacked.
Abstract:
Manuscript on goat parchment of Giordano Ruffo di Calabria's De medicina equorum (Mascalcia) in Sicilian dialect.
Topics:
Horses--Early works to 1800
Italian literature--To 1400
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Ruffo, Giordano
Language:
Sicilian
Genre:
Annotations
Historiated initials
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 944
Orbis Record:
9886711
Orbis Barcode:
39002104688883
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11032156
Citation:
Giordano Ruffo, Libro di Mascalcia. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
11007496
PID:
digcoll:3941591

Number of Pages: 72
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