Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 176 Naxament del Niño Jesus
TitleNaxament del Niño Jesus
Other related names
- Gillet, Joseph E. b. 1888, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 176
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 1580590
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageCastilian (Spanish), with stage directions in Catalan
Written in Spain, probably in the 17th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Christmas pageant, with dramatis personae (f. 130r), lists of exits, etc.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from heading (f. i verso). Heading also gives alternate title Los Pastores; colophon (f. 129v) gives title as Nacimiento del Niño Jesus and alternate title as Los Pastorets.
- Incipit of the play: En Belen puerta del sol / Unos Pastores alegres / en Vista del buen suseso / se dieron la noche buena. ... (f. 1r).
- Miscellaneous notes and pen trials on f. i recto.
Extent140 leaves : 151 x 105 mm. bound to 158 x 111 mm
FoliationPaper, 140; [i], 1-129, [x]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto. There are indications of at least two leaves missing at the beginning and two at the end; they appear to have been torn out.
BindingPasteboards, possibly contemporary. There are traces of a sketch in ink, the title Pastorcillos in ink, and a possible shelf mark (2442) in pencil on the upper cover. Binding is loose in places; last quire is particularly loose. Cover badly worn, especially at corners and edges; upper portion of spine lacking. Many stains and smudges. A few leaves have holes, tears and frayed edges.
- Formerly owned by Joseph E. Gillet; purchased from his estate, 1958.
- Christmas plays, Spanish
- Spanish drama--Classical period, 1500-1700
- Spanish literature--Classical period, 1500-1700
- Plays (document genre)
- Manuscripts, Spanish--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
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