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Anthology of Renaissance Latin poetry

Anthology of Renaissance Latin poetry

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Date: [between 1450 and 1500]
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Script: Copied by one hand writing Humanistica Cursiva Libraria.
Headings and initials in brown, pale red, and blue.
Binding: Eighteenth century. Limp parchment with remains of two ties. Handwritten title on the spine: "Elegiae / nonnu/llorum / doctorum".
4° folding. The s. XVII foliation is erroneous:it has ff. 55 and 55bis, 89 and 89bis, 96 and 96bis, and 118 and 118bis. Damaged by waterstains and tears.
7 postliminary leaves, 17th century binder's blanks, not digitized.
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Manuscript on paper of Renaissance poetry including: 1) Antonius Panormitanus (Antonio Beccadelli,1394-1471), Hermaphroditus. 2) Elegies on various subjects by the scarcely known Pompeius (Pazzalia) Bononiensis. 3) Basinius Parmensis (Basinio di Parma, 1425-1457), Liber Isottaeus. 4) Iohannes Marrasius (Giovanni Marrasio, 1405-c. 1457), Angelinetum. 5) Three poems by Carolus Marsuppinus (Carlo Marsuppini, 1398 [?]-1453). 6) Poems by Gregorius Tiphernus (Gregorio Tifernate, 1414-after 1462). 7) Poems by Iohannes Iovianus Pontanus (Giovanni Gioviano Pontano, 1426-1503), the final one here attributed to Iohannes Sagundinus (see also artt. 48-51). 8) Aeneas Silvius Piccolomini (pope Pius II, 1405-1464) , Versus in MahumetumTurcorum regem. 9) Iohannes Iovianus Pontanus, Carmina. 10) Petrus Porcellius (Pietro Porcellio, 1450), Carmina. 11) Antonius Panormitanus (Antonio Beccadelli), Elegia ad Iohannem Lamolam. 12) Petrus Porcellius, Poem in praise of Alberto d'Este (d. 1502). 13) Poem by Antonius Panormitanus. 14) Poems by or attributed to Iohannes Sagundinus. 15) Pompeius Bononiensis, Carmina. 16) Prayer to Mercury, also found in San Daniele del Friuli, Biblioteca Guarneriana, MS 121, f. 81r. 17) Poem attributed to the emperor Hadrian. 18) Complaint on the decay of Rome. Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, v. 6.5, no. 3*h, among the Inscriptiones falsae urbis Romae. 19) Funeral inscription. With short poems by various others.
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ff. ii + 131 + vii : paper ; 220 x 150 mm.
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