|Creator:||Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295|
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.
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).
ff. iii + 18 + iii : parchment ; 338 x 223 (252 x 170) mm.
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