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Epitome of Aristotle

Epitome of Aristotle

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Creator: Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295
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Date: s. XIII/XIV [late 13th or early 14th century]
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Script: Written in a calligraphic notarial hand with tall ascenders and strongly looped forms of letters d and b, above top line.
Spaces left for decorative initials remain unfilled.
Binding: ca. 1900, England or U.S.A. (?). Quarter bound in orange goatskin with a gold-tooled label on spine ("Aristotle. Ethica, in Italian. XIVth Century") and marbled paper sides. Edges gilt.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (palimpsest: written over an unidentified canon law text, 1250-75) of Epitome of Aristotle's Ethics translated into Italian by Taddeo d'Alderotto (ca. 1235-1295).
Physical Description:
ff. iii + 18 + iii : parchment ; 338 x 223 (252 x 170) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Dante's Volumes
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2057272
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