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Allegoriae librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos

Allegoriae librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos

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Creator: Giovanni del Virgilio, fl. 1319 Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D
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Date: [between 1450 and 1500]
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Watermark: tower, var. Piccard, Turmwasserzeichen 611-613; var. Briquet, 15911?.
Copied by one hand in extremely small Humanistica Semitextualis Libraria. In the poetical sections the majuscules at the opening of each verse are set apart.
Headings (“liber secundus” etc.) in clumsy Capitalis (several times erroneous: “LIBE”). Space for a 2-line initial left free on the first line of f. 1r, although this is not the beginning of the text.
Binding: Fifteenth century. Brown leather (sheepskin?) over cardboard (replacing worm-eaten wooden boards), blind-tooled with a frame of fillets and rolls; in the central panel a motif made of small rhomboid stamps. Parchment front pastedown. Remnants or marks of four clasps attached to the front cover.
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Manuscript on paper of Iohannes de Virgilio (Giovanni del Virgilio, 1300-1350), Allegoriae librorum Ovidii Metamorphoseos, in prose and verse.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 49 : paper ; 210 x 145 mm.
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Object ID: 10923622
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