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Simone da Cascia

Simone da Cascia

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Creator: Simone Fidati, da Cascia, d. 1348
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Date: [ca. 1350]
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Script: Art. 2 is copied by one hand in Gothica Cursiva Libraria/Formata (Cancelleresca). The scribe Agniolo Donati is unrecorded. A slightly later hand copied the additional art. 1 in Gothica Cursiva Libraria. Art. 3 was added by a hand writing a rapid Gothica Cursiva Libraria/Currens difficult to decipher.
In art. 2 red headings, heightening of majuscules and 2- or 3-line plain initials in the same colour, with guide letters; some initials have a slight penwork decoration. The additional texts are not decorated.
Original foliation in Arabic numerals. Quires strengthened at inner and outer sides by means of parchments stays, cut from an erased manuscript.
Binding: Early quarter binding, undecorated ... leather and beech boards. Spine with three raised bands and remnants of a printed paper title label: "[Tr]attato / della Vit[a] / Cristian[a] / di F. / Simone / da Casci[a]". Remnants of one clasp, attached to the rear board. On the front board the large 18th century (?) pressmark written in black ink "25."
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper containing 1) A short commentary on Mt. 23:2, against those who wrongly interpret the Scriptures and against simoniacs. 2) Simone Fidati da Cascia OESA (c. 1280-1348), L'ordine della vita cristiana. 3) Italian poetry: (a) Sonnet attributed to Dante (1265-1321); (b) attributed to Petrarch (1304-1374); (c) Dante, Divina Commedia, Inferno 34.1-12 (not a sonnet); (d) Sonnet by Antonio Pucci (1309-1388; often attributed to Domenico di Giovanni, called Burchiello, 1404-1449), Carboni, Incipitario, 785.
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ff. 48 ; paper
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Object ID: 11007490
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