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Aeneid (fragment).

Aeneid (fragment).

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Creator: Virgil.
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Date: [11--].
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Description:
A leaf from the same manuscript was sold to a private collector by Maggs Bros. Ltd., in 1982; folio 2 of the Beinecke fragments was used as the spine in the binding of a book and the Maggs leaf formed the wrappers for the front and back covers of this volume.
Decoration: a portion of the initial "P" of Book 3 is preserved, written in red; 1-line initials at the beginning of verses are in brown in a mixture of rustic capital and uncial forms; punctuated with the punctus.
Script: written in late Caroline minuscule.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of Vergil's Aeneid containing portions of Books 2 and 3, including a section of the Pseudo-Ovidian Prologue to Book 3.
Physical Description:
ff. 1-2 : parchment ; 170 x 99mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 2004048
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