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De divinatione

De divinatione

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Creator: Cicero, Marcus Tullius
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Date: 1456
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On parchment
Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
Copied in Italy, perhaps in Rome, in 1456 (see colophon in art. 1) by the humanist Stefano Guarnieri probably for his personal use
Imperfect: Water stained at end, f. 57 marginalia excised at fore-edge margin.
Script: Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
One illuminated initial, 6-line, on f. 28r, gold against blue, green and deep red ground with white vine-stem ornament, joined to a partial border, white vine-stem ornament curling around a thin gold bar on blue, green and deep red ground with white dots on blue, grey on red and pale yellow on green. Headings and running titles in red.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound in the same bindery for the Guarnieri-Balleani library (Iesi) as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 86, 182, 212.
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1959 by Thomas E. Marston.
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Manuscript on parchment (warped and stained by moisture) of Cicero, De divinatione.
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ff. v + 58 + i : parchment ; 193 x 131 (131 x 79) mm.
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Object ID: 2057502
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