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Bellum civile, with scholia

Bellum civile, with scholia

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Creator: Lucan, 39-65
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Date: [between 1200 and 1225]
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Script: Main text written above and below top line in a small early gothic bookhand by two scribes. Scribe 1) ff. 1r-37r; Scribe 2) ff. 37v-91v. First letter of each verse written to left of text between double rulings or on middle of three rulings; right-hand margin justified. Scholia, primarily at beginning of codex, written in a contemporary hand.
Decorative initials, red or blue, 12- to 4-line, with simple designs in opposite color, for each book. Rubrics added sporadically. Plan of Brindisi appears in the margin of f. 15v (II.610) to illustrate Caesar's siege of the city; on f. 47v is a schematic circular drawing of Paulus in the center, surrounded by Pelion, Ossa, Otrix, Pindus and Olympus.
Rubbing, staining, trimming of leaves, and worm holes result in some loss of text and scholia.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Light brown pigskin, blind-tooled, with brass fastenings.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Lucan, Bellum civile, with scholia. Preceded by Epitaphium Lucani, 4 lines only.
Physical Description:
ff. i + 91 + i : parchment ; 235 x 108 (177 x 60) 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: 10269850
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