Paulus Diaconus, Festus
|Creator:||Paul, the Deacon, approximately 720-799? Rufus, Sextus|
[between 1450 and 1500]
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Numerous underlinings and contemporary marginal captions and notes in Gothica Semihybrida Currens throughout the manuscript, written by probably two German readers. Pointing hands.
Collection of Bernard M. Rosenthal, San Francisco (MS 40). Purchased from him on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund.
Watermark: crossbow (?).
Binding: Nineteenth-century. Brown-black marbled paper over pasteboard.
Script: Copied by one hand in Humanistica Cursiva Libraria under Gothic influence (d mostly Uncial).
Pale red headings. Gothic calligraphic initials in brown ink of various sizes, with guide-letters in the left margin: 3 lines at the head of each paragraph (art. 1 only), 6-7 lines at the opening of each Book.
Manuscript on paper of 1) Paulus Diaconus (d. after 744), Historia Romana (adaptation and continuation of Eutropius [4th century], Breviarium ab Urbe condita), with the additional Book 17. 2) Festus (4th century), Breviarium historiae Romanae.
ff. i + 75 + i : paper ; 290 x 215 mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||Beinecke Library|
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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