[between 1490 and 1500]
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Script: Rapidly copied by one hand in a linear and sloping Humanistica Semitextualis Libraria/Currens close to Cursiva.
2-line plain inset initials (Capitalis) alternately red and blue, with guide letters. Between two successive Satires 1 line is left blank. In the lower margin of p. 9 there is a clumsy drawing in pale ink of a rabbit (?); an unidentified drawing (part of a dress?) is seen in the lower margin of p. 38 and part of the same in the lower margin of p. 99 (with offset on p. 98).
Binding: Nineteenth century, England. White parchment over cardboard, the covers gold-tooled with a double frame of fillets and a small circular stamp in the corners; the spine entirely gold-tooled with various designs; at its top a red leather label with the gold-tooled title “IVVENALIS / MS.”; at the bottom a small label in the same material and colour with the gold-tooled inscription “SÆC. / XV.” Dark red marbled endleaves. Gilt edges.
Modern pagination employed in description.
Manuscript on parchment of Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis (c. 60-c.140), Satirae 6-16. With a survey of the sixteen Satires of Juvenal, with their incipits and subjects.
ff. ii + 50 + ii : parchment ; 205 x 150 mm.
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