|Creator:||Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D Accolti, Francesco, 1416 or 17-1488 Arnulfus, Aurelianensis, 12th cent|
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Script: Copied by one hand in a rather irregular Humanistica Libraria of an exceptional type: Textualis with f and long s descending below the line. Opening lines of Book 1 in Capitalis.
Red paragraph marks on ff. 1r-10v and 188v-189v. Spaces for headings blank. In art. 1 spaces for initials (5-11 lines) at the beginning of each Book and also on f. 10v (Metam. 1.583); the initials are not executed.
Binding: Binding of cardboard covered with fragments of a large 12th-century Italian manuscript on parchment containing the Passion of Abdon and Sennen, into which the Passion of Olympiades and Maximus is incorporated. Copied in large Southern Praegothica Formata; the text opens with a red initial. The title “OVIDIUS”, preceded by a floweret, is written in ink in large capitals on the lower edge of the codex.
Manuscript on paper of Publius Ovidius Naso (43 B.C. - 17 A.D.), Metamorphoses. With Franciscus de Aretio (Francesco Accolti, 1416/1417-1488), Epigramma Ovidii Metamorphoseos; Life of Ovid, based on that by Arnulf of Orléans.
ff. i + 189 + i : paper ; 280 x 205 mm.
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