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Poetica

Poetica

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Creator: Aristotle., creator
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Date: ca. 1550
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Manuscript on paper of Aristoteles, Poetica, anonymous Latin translation of chapters 1-7. The numbers written above the various concepts stop after 17 in the middle of the first page. The text is not subdivided. On f. 2r the translator has replaced Homer and Empedocles, cited by Aristotle, by Virgil and Lucretius (Nihil tamen commune est Virgilio et Lucretio nisi carmen). Copied by one scribe in small Humanistica Cursiva Libraria; words in Greek written by the same hand.
Watermark: coat of arms with a bend, surmounted by a star and with a roundel depending from it, not in Briquet.
Undecorated.
Binding: Sewn on a gilded leather thong; no cover.
Cite as: Aristotle, Poetica. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
ff. 6-10 blank, not digitized.
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ff. 10 : paper ; 195 x 145 mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 9998969
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