|Creator:||Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444 Petrus, Diaconus, of Monte Cassino, ca. 1107-ca. 1140 Plato Plutarch Probus, Marcus Valerius Cicero, Marcus Tullius|
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Script: Written in humanistic bookhand below the top line by two persons: Scribe 1) ff. 1r-128r and 149r-191v; Scribe 2) ff. 129r-148v and 192r-207v.
Initials, 5- to 2-line, ff. 1r, 39v, 71r (space for additional initials on ff. 105v and 149r), gold edged in black with white-vine ornament, against crimson, green and light blue; white-vine extensions in upper and inner margins. On f. 1r a coat of arms in lower margin surrounded by a wreath with a ribbon. 3-, 2-, and 1-line initials in red or blue. Rubrics throughout.
Water damage has obliterated several words in the lower left of f. 1r.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Brown/red calf, gold-tooled. Paste decorated edges. On spine, stamped in gold but nearly effaced: "Ciceronis et aliorum varia. MSS 1465".
Manuscript on parchment of works by Cicero, Plutarch, Petrus Diaconus, Marcus Valerius Probus, Leonardo Bruni, and Plato.
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