|Creator:||Quintus Aemilianus Cimbriacus|
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Script: Written in a well-formed upright humanistic bookhand.
Half-page coat of arms (argent [oxidized], a chief with 3 roses gules above 2 bars gules; crest: bishop's mitre surmounted by gold cross) enclosed by a wreath with flowers and fruit and four ribbons, f. 1v. Plain gold majuscules outlined in black, 4- to 2-line, mark beginning of arts. 2-8; headings for each poem in black epigraphic square capitals.
Binding: Date?, Italy. Tacketed to a limp vellum wrapper made from a parchment document: Agostino Barbarigo, doge of Venice (1486-1501), writes on behalf of the secretary Joannes B[remainder of name missing due to hole in parchment], dated Venice, 5 May 14[8?]8. Filing notes on upper cover. Title in majuscules on upper cover: "Quintii Haemiliani Cimbriaci Vti [for Vincentinus?]".
Manuscript on parchment of 1) The author, Quintus Aemilianus Cimbriacus (1449-1499) of Vicenza, speaking to his book of poetry, 6 lines. 2) 28-line encomium dedicated to Niccolo Donati, Patriarch of Aquileia, 1493-97. 3) Rhapsodia I. 4-7) Rhapsodia I-V. 8) De mysteriis christianis. 9-10) Poems to Angelus Padavinus.
ff. 16 : parchment ; 190 x 134 (114 x 81) mm.
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