Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI

Lewis E 195 Vitae XII caesarium (Lives of the twelve caesars), fragment and Book of Hours leaf

Title

Vitae XII caesarium (Lives of the twelve caesars), fragment and Book of Hours leaf

Authors

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Funders

Call number

Lewis E 195
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Free Library of Philadelphia

Language

Latin

Origin

16th century; 15th century
Place
Italy
France

Summary

This manuscript is a fragment containing Suetonius' "Lives of the Twelve Caesars," breaking off in the middle of the Life of Julius Caesar.

Notes

Extent

V+12+vi; 253 x 155 mm bound to 262 x 165 mm

Foliation

Modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (fols. 1-4) and lower right recto (fols. 5-12); foliation in ink, upper right recto; references in this entry are to the foliation in pencil

Collation

1 (12)

Support

Parchment

Catchwords

There appears to be a cropped vertical catchword on fol. 12v

Binding

Bound in 19th-century half morocco with marbled paper covers; stamped in gold on spine, "Life of Caesar (Suetonius) Fragment XV. Cent. Ms."

Layout

  • One column of thirty-two lines, frame-ruled in lead point; one illuminated initial (fol. 1r); running title on each page; written area: 165 x 95 mm
  • A leaf from a Book of Hours tipped in to back flyleaf; one-line and two-line initials decorated in red, blue and gold, decorated borders, and line fillers; frame-ruled in ink; one column of twenty-three lines; page dimension: 113 x 102 mm; written area: 95 x 60 mm
  • Script

  • Humanistic
  • Bâtarde
  • Provenance

    Keywords

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    Table of contents

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    Section: Leaf from a Book of Hours, Hours of the Virgin, Compline

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