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Collection ID: 0006 | Metadata type: TEI | TEI XML | Data

Rendel Harris 44a Essay on Greek and Roman history


Essay on Greek and Roman history


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Rendel Harris 44a
(Haverford, United States, Haverford College, Quaker & Special Collections, Rendel Harris)

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Quaker & Special Collections






This manuscript contains the Oratio ad ducem Pasqualem Malapetrum of Laurus de Papazolis (Lauro Palazzolo), an address of greeting to the doge on the occasion of his visit to the faculty of law at Padua University, with references to Greek and Roman history. The author was a professor of canon and civil law at the university. The manuscript is written on parchment with an illuminated initial and the arms of the doge on the opening page. Marginal notes in red are proper names mentioned or alluded to in the text.


Ii+11+ii; 220 x 144 mm bound to 225 x 150 mm


Number 8 appears in the center of the upper margin of folio 9r in modern pencil


1 (11, +1)




Nineteenth-century leather binding with gilt tooling and spine title Palozio, by Joseph Zaehnsdorf (London); paper flyleaves


  • Single column of twenty-six lines; frame-ruled in lead with horizontal lines in ink; written area: 145 x 80 mm
  • Decoration

    Arms of the doge Pasquale Malipiero on flanked by letters P and M in red, green, blue, yellow and gold leaf (fol. 2r); one six-line illuminated initial in pink and green on gold ground (fol. 2r); names mentioned in the oration are noted in the margins in red


  • Humanistic
  • Provenance



    Table of contents



    Front cover
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Flyleaf 2 recto
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    Flyleaf 2 verso
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    fol. 1r
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    fol. 1v
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    fol. 2r
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    Section: Laurus de Papazolis, Oratio ad ducem Pasqualem Malapetrum
    Decoration: Arms of Pasquale Malipiero
    Decoration: Illuminated initial D

    fol. 2v
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    fol. 3r
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    fol. 3v
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    fol. 4r
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    fol. 4v
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    fol. 5r
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    fol. 5v
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    fol. 6r
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    fol. 6v
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    fol. 7r
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    fol. 7v
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    fol. 8r
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    fol. 8v
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    fol. 9r
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    fol. 9v
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    fol. 10r
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    fol. 10v
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    fol. 11r
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    fol. 11v
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Flyleaf 2 recto
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    Flyleaf 2 verso
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    Fore edge
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    Top edge
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    Bottom edge
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