Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 243 Leticha /

Title

Leticha /

Authors

Other related names

Call number

Ms. Codex 243
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Italian

Origin

Written in Italy, ca. 1500 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Date
ca. 1500
Place
Italy

Summary

Italian compendium of Aristotle's Nichomachean ethics.

Notes

Extent

33 leaves : 285 x 197 (208 x 115) mm. bound to 293 x 201 mm

Collation

Paper, i (modern paper) + 33 + i (modern paper); 1¹²(+1), 2⁵, 3⁵; 1-33; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.

Support

Paper

Binding

Modern half vellum.

Layout

  • Written in 46 long lines; ruled in lead; some prickings visible.
  • Decoration

    Contains 46 large decorated initials throughout, in a variety of colors; decorated with complicated interlacings of serrated branchwork with cone-like fruit; two of the initials have a small coat of arms in the center (f. 1r, 15v); headings to the prologue and the various sections written in red, purple and green; capitals touched with yellow.

    Script

  • Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.
  • Provenance

    Subjects topical

    Genres

    Licenses

    Decorations

    Images


    Front cover
    1966_0000.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Inside front cover
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
    1966_0002.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
    1966_0003.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 1r
    1966_0004.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial O, f. 1r

    Fol. 1v
    1966_0005.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0005_thumb.jpg (5.1 KB)
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    Fol. 2r
    1966_0006.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 2r
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial B, f. 2r

    Fol. 2v
    1966_0007.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0007_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial N, f. 2v

    Fol. 3r
    1966_0008.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 3r

    Fol. 3v
    1966_0009.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 4r
    1966_0010.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial E, f. 4r

    Fol. 4v
    1966_0011.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0011_thumb.jpg (4.9 KB)
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    Decoration: Zoomorphic initial, Initial C, Dragons, f. 4v

    Fol. 5r
    1966_0012.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial T, f. 5r

    Fol. 5v
    1966_0013.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0013_thumb.jpg (5.2 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial B, f. 5v
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial Q, f. 5v

    Fol. 6r
    1966_0014.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 6r
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial N, f. 6r

    Fol. 6v
    1966_0015.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 6v

    Fol. 7r
    1966_0016.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 7v
    1966_0017.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial S, f. 7v

    Fol. 8r
    1966_0018.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Zoomorphic initial, Initial S, Dragons, f. 8r

    Fol. 8v
    1966_0019.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 9r
    1966_0020.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 9v
    1966_0021.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 10r
    1966_0022.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial F, 10r

    Fol. 10v
    1966_0023.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 11r
    1966_0024.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 11r

    Fol. 11v
    1966_0025.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0025_thumb.jpg (4.8 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 11v

    Fol. 12r
    1966_0026.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 12r

    Fol. 12v
    1966_0027.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial D, f. 12v

    Fol. 13r
    1966_0028.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0028_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
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    Fol. 13v
    1966_0029.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0029_thumb.jpg (5.2 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial N, f. 13v
    Decoration: Decorated catchword, f. 13v

    Fol. 14r
    1966_0030.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial D, f. 14r

    Fol. 14v
    1966_0031.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial N, f. 14v

    Fol. 15r
    1966_0032.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial P, f. 15r

    Fol. 15v
    1966_0033.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial G, f. 15v

    Fol. 16r
    1966_0034.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 16v
    1966_0035.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 16v

    Fol. 17r
    1966_0036.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 17v
    1966_0037.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 18r
    1966_0038.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0038_thumb.jpg (4.7 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial D, f. 18r

    Fol. 18v
    1966_0039.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0039_thumb.jpg (4.8 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial N, f. 18v

    Fol. 19r
    1966_0040.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0040_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial F, f. 19r

    Fol. 19v
    1966_0041.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial C, f. 19v

    Fol. 20r
    1966_0042.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0042_thumb.jpg (5.1 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial M, f. 20r
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 20r

    Fol. 20v
    1966_0043.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0043_thumb.jpg (5.1 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 20v
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial S, f. 20v

    Fol. 21r
    1966_0044.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0044_thumb.jpg (4.9 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial Q, f. 21r

    Fol. 21v
    1966_0045.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0045_thumb.jpg (4.7 KB)
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    Fol. 22r
    1966_0046.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Zoomorphic initial, Initial S, Dragons, f. 22r

    Fol. 22v
    1966_0047.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial S, f. 22v

    Fol. 23r
    1966_0048.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 23v
    1966_0049.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated catchword, f. 23v

    Fol. 24r
    1966_0050.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 24r
    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial T, f. 24r

    Fol. 24v
    1966_0051.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial A, f. 24v

    Fol. 25r
    1966_0052.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 25v
    1966_0053.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 26r
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial T, f. 26r

    Fol. 26v
    1966_0055.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 27r
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    Fol. 27v
    1966_0057.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 28r
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial D, f. 28r

    Fol. 28v
    1966_0059.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 29r
    1966_0060.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 29v
    1966_0061.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 29v

    Fol. 30r
    1966_0062.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 30v
    1966_0063.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial L, f. 30v

    Fol. 31r
    1966_0064.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 31v
    1966_0065.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 32r
    1966_0066.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Decoration: Decorated initial, Initial D, f. 32r

    Fol. 32v
    1966_0067.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Fol. 33r
    1966_0068.tif (103.4 MB)
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    Fol. 33v
    1966_0069.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0069_thumb.jpg (5.0 KB)
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    Decoration: Decorated catchword[?], f. 33v

    Flyleaf 1 recto
    1966_0070.tif (103.5 MB)
    1966_0070_thumb.jpg (2.6 KB)
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
    1966_0071.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
    1966_0073.tif (103.5 MB)
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    Spine
    1966_0074.tif (103.5 MB)
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