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Treatises on orthography

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Creator: Barzizza, Gasparino, ca. 1360-1431 Festus, Sextus Pompeius, 2nd cent Guarino, Veronese, 1374-1460
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Date: [between 1450 and 1500]
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Script: Copied by two scribes: artt. 1-3 copied by a scribe called Stephanus in Humanistica Semitextualis Libraria; according to Barbero this scribe is perhaps identifiable with Stefano Guarnieri; art. 4 is by a scribe writing a script halfway between Humanistica Textualis Libraria and Cursiva Libraria. The opening majuscules of paragraphs protrude into the margin.
Red stroking of majuscules on pp. 1-11, 22-31, 44-51, 64-73, 88-93 only.There is ample space for headings and initials (with guide letters), but they have not been executed, except headings in Gothica Textualis on pp. 46, 49, 51, 66, 71, 92; plain red Gothic initials (4 lines) on pp. 46 , 49, 51, 66, 71, 92; a few initials have been entered at a later date.
Binding: Parchment wrappers with turned edges.
Contemporary pagination contains some errors.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of 1) Sextus Pompeius Festus (s. II2), De verborum significatione, epitome by Paulus Diaconus (Eighth Century). 2) Guarinus Veronensis (Guarino da Verona, 1374-1460), De vocabulorum observatione (Lexicon Servianum). 3) Gasparinus Barzizius Pergamensis (Gasparino Barzizza, c. 1360-1431), De orthographia (alphabetical part; see art. 4). 4) Gasparinus Barzizius, De orthographia (systematic part), incomplete.
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ff. iv + 181 (359 p.) + iv : paper.
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Object ID: 10563088
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