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Seneca; Claudian, etc.

Seneca; Claudian, etc.

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Creator: Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D Claudianus, Claudius Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20 Martin, of Braga, Saint, ca. 515-579 or 80 Publilius, Syrus, 1st cent. B.C William, of Saint-Thierry, Abbot of Saint-Thierry, ca. 1085-1148?
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Date: [between 1150 and 1175]
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Script: Written in fine early gothic bookhand; arts. 11-12 in less expert hands.
Carefully drawn monochrome initials with modest penwork designs, 12- to 2-line, in red, green and blue. Headings in red.
Binding: Eighteenth century, France. Bound in light brown, mottled calf with a gold-tooled spine and red label: "Opera Senecae MS". Red edges. Mended at tail. Discoloration from bosses (?) of earlier binding on first and last leaves.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (good quality) of 2) Jerome, Prologus beati Ieronimi presbyteri. 3) Ps.-Seneca, Epistolae Senecae, Neronis imperatoris magistri, ad Paulum apostolum et Pauli apostoli ad Senecam. 4) Complete 6-line text of Anthologia latina 667. 5) Seneca, Ad Lucilium epistulae morales. 6) Seneca, De beneficiis libri vii. 7) Seneca, De clementia libri ii. 8) Martin of Braga, Formula vitae honestae. 9) Ps.-Seneca, De remediis fortuitorum liber. 10) 19 sententiae attributed to Publilius Syrus and Seneca. 11) Claudian, Excerpta. 12) William of Saint-Thierry, De tribus dicendi generibus. Written in the Cistercian abbey at Igny near Rheims.
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ff. ii + 110 + ii : parchment ; 294 x 204 (218 x 150) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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Object ID: 10269770
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