|Creator:||Cicero, Marcus Tullius|
[between 1425 and 1450]
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Script: Written by a single scribe in a beautiful humanistic script.
Delicately executed gold initials, 7- to 5-line, filled with white-vine ornament (highlights in pale orange) on blue, pale green, and pale orange ground with brown dots, mark the beginning of each oration. Rubrics (modified square capitals) throughout.
Binding: Eighteenth century. Narrow brown calf spine with brown spattered-paper sides, small vellum corners. Bound for the Convent of San Marco, Florence; rebacked in Yale Library Conservation Studio.
Manuscript on parchment of Cicero, Orationes. With works by Pseudo-Cicero and Pseudo-Sallust.
ff. i + 228 + i : parchment ; 391 x 274 (250 x 173) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||Beinecke Library|
Teaching resource: Barbara A. Shailor, Medieval Studies
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