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Mirabilia Romae; Valerius Maximus, Facta et dicta memorabilia, with glosses

Mirabilia Romae; Valerius Maximus, Facta et dicta memorabilia, with glosses

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Date: 1471.
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Script: Copied by one hand in Gothica Cursiva Libraria, the text very large, the glosses small.
Underlining, paragraph marks, headings, stroking of majuscules and plain initials (with guide letters), all in red.
The pages damaged by the acidity of the ink.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Quarter binding in brown leather, the cardboard covers covered with marbled brown paper. Gold-tooled spine with five raised bands and brown title label with gold-tooled inscription: “VALERIUS MAXIMUS / MANUSCRIPTUM”. Red sprinkled edges.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper containing 1) Legendary history of the foundation of Rome. 2) Mirabilia Romae. 3) Note on Roman abbreviations especially for personal names. 4) Heading of an index to the Roman History of Livy (?). 5) Note on officials, functions and institutions of the Roman empire. 6) Note on the structure of Roman personal names. 7) Headings of the chapters of Books 1-9 of Facta et dicta memorabilia. 8) Giunta de Sancto Giminiano (14th century), alphabetical table to Facta et dicta memorabilia, from A to T, with ample blank spaces between each letter of the alphabet. 9) Mentions of Valerius Maximus and Livy in works of Thomas Aquinas and Nicholas of Lyre. 10) Valerius Maximus (1st century), Facta et dicta memorabilia, including the pseudepigraphic Book 10, De interpretacionibus nominum.
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ff. ii + 444 + ii : paper ; 310 x 210 mm.
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Object ID: 10929384
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