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Sposalitio di Sancta Catherina vergine e martire

Sposalitio di Sancta Catherina vergine e martire

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Date: 1559.
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Script: the original text copied by a single hand, writing Humanistica Cursiva. The changes and additions are written in Humanistica Cursiva Currens under Gothic influence.
Play (Commedia) in five acts, in verse, about S. Catherine of Alexandria, written for an audience of nuns (see the frequent allusions to Christ as “sposo celeste”) by a Dominican friar whose initials are F.N.F. There are many important changes and additions by a slightly later, rapid hand.
Binding: early paper binding.
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Manuscript on paper of a play in five acts, written for an audience of nuns by a Dominican friar. The only surviving manuscript containing this text.
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ff. 42: paper; 210 x 150 mm.
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Object ID: 10995177
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