Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 319 Gli amori di Tibullo e Glicera


Gli amori di Tibullo e Glicera


Other related names

Call number

Ms. Codex 319
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers


University of Pennsylvania


Italian, with headings and occasional marginal notes in Latin


Written in Italy, probably in the late 15th century, based on style of illumination and script.
between 1475 and 1499?


Prose work consisting of a set of dialogues between Tibullus and Glicera (f. 1r-12r). Also includes a second work by the same author: "Opusculum ... in amorem quo ratio ac apetitus loquentes inducuntur" (f. 12v-20v). Second work written in 400 lines of verse and consists of a dialogue between Reason and Appetite.



20 leaves : 266 x 180 (167 x 92) mm. bound to 270 x 182 mm


Parchment, i (18th-century paper) + 20 + i (18th-century paper); [1-20]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.




18th-century vellum (Zacour-Hirsch).


  • Written in 25 long lines; ruled in drypoint; prickings visible.
  • Decoration

    3-line illuminated initial E with white vine-stem (bianchi girari) ornamentation (f. 1r); 2-line illuminated initials in blue, green, white, gold, and purple in first work (f.1r-12r); rubricated throughout.


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

    Subjects topical




    Table of contents



    Front cover
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    Decoration: Owner note, Inside front cover

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    Inside front cover (Bookplate visible)
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    fol. 1r
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    Section: Gli amori di Tibullo e Glicera, f. 1r
    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial E, f. 1r

    fol. 1v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial S, f. 1v

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial L, f. 2r

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial Q, f. 2v

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial N, f. 3v

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial S, f. 4r

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial G, f. 5r

    fol. 5v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial N, f. 5v

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    fol. 6v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial N, f. 6v

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial C, f. 7r
    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial L, f. 7r
    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial A, f. 7r

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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial H, f. 11v

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    Section: Opusculum ... in amorem quo ratio ac apetitus loquentes inducuntur, f. 12v
    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial P, f. 12v
    Decoration: Manicule, f. 12v

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    Decoration: Manicule, f. 14v

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    Decoration: Manicule, f. 15r

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    fol. 17v
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    fol. 18r
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    fol. 18v
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    Decoration: Manicule, f. 18v

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    fol. 20v
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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