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Rhetorica ad Herennium

Rhetorica ad Herennium

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Creator: Pseudo-Cicero
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Date: [ca. 1450]
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Script: Written by a single scribe in fere-humanistic script with numerous abbreviations.
Red initial, 5-line, with purple penwork flourishing that extends down inner margin, marks beginning of text, f. 3r. Plain red initial, 3-line, f. 3v. Spaces with guide letters are unfilled for remainder of codex. Initial letter for each sentence stroked with red, ff. 3r-4r only.
Binding: Nineteenth century, England. Bound by Charles Lewis (London, 1807-36) in brown diced calf with a gold-tooled title: "Ciceronis Rhetorica MS in Membr". Edges gilt.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (palimpsest throughout, from many different manuscripts, 15th century, primarily documents that were previously folded and a large service book with musical notation) of Ps.-Cicero, Rhetorica ad Herennium.
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ff. i + i + i + 76 + i + i : parchment ; 195 x 135 (140 x 80) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10269821
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