Collection ID: 0003 | Metadata type: TEI

MS 53 Libro de optimo imperatore

Title

Libro de optimo imperatore

Authors

Other related names

Funders

Call number

MS 53
(Bryn Mawr, United States, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr College Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Bryn Mawr College Library

Language

Latin

Origin

Between 1460 and 1480
Place
Venice?, Northeastern Italy

Summary

This is a Northeastern Italian manuscript from the later part of the third quarter of the fifteenth century. It contains Onasander's Libro de optimo imperatore, translated into the Latin by Nicolaus Sagundinus.

Watermark

Unidentified watermark, barely visible, fols. 6 and 23

Extent

I+30+i; 191 x 137 mm bound to 198 x 147 mm

Foliation

Modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto

Collation

1-3 (10)

Support

Paper

Catchwords

Vertical catchwords along the bounding line

Binding

Nineteenth- or early twentieth-century half leather and marbled paper binding, spine with gilt title: "ONOSANDER LATINE M.S. SAEC. XV"

Layout

  • Single column of thirty-one lines; Horizontal rules in brown ink; full-length single vertical bounding lines ruled in lead or brown crayon; single large pricking in the outer margin; written area: 149 x 105 mm
  • Decoration

    Two blank spaces for four-line initials; guide letters for initials throughout

    Script

  • Humanistic Cursive
  • Provenance

    Keywords

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    Table of contents

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    Section: Onosander, Libro de optimo imperatore, Preface
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