|Creator:||Andrea da Pistoia|
14th or 15th century.
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Script: the main section (articles 2-5) is copied by a single hand writing Southern Gothica Textualis Libraria; the headings in Southern Gothica Semitextualis Libraria. Article 6 is in Semitextualis under Hybrida influence; the two final Latin quotations in a large decorative impure Textualis Formata. Article 1 in small rapid Italian Hybrida, the Latin Psalm verses in a larger and more formal form of the same script, with large opening majuscules. In the main section headings and stroking of majuscules in red; 1- and 2-line plain red initials half inserted, with large guide letters in the margin; a 3-line similar initial on f. 2r. Article 1 opens with an outline initial in black, art. 6 with a large initial with interior reserved space, placed in the margin.
Manuscript on paper of a number of ascetical treatises and prayers, including: 1) Pseudo-Bernard of Clairvaux, Octo versus. 2) Aegidius O.S.B. (frate Gillio), De aedificatione animae, or Liber virtutum, translated from Latin into Venetian and from Venetian into Tuscan. 3) Andrea da Pistoia O.P., Epistola a un amico. (Perhaps the author is to be identified with Andreas Franchi de Pistorio (1335-1401)). 4) Prayers ascribed to St. Augustine. 5) The Apostles' Creed as supposed to be jointly composed by the twelve Apostles; the Seven Sacraments; the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit; the Seven Virtues; the Seven Mortal Sins; the Ten Commandments; the Works of Charity; the Ten Impediments of Penance; the Fifteen Signs announcing the Last Judgment. 6) Prayer to the Virgin.
Manuscript on paper of a number of ascetical treatises and prayers, including: 1) Pseudo-Bernard of Clairvaux, Octo versus. 2) Andrea da Pistoia, Epistola a un amico. 3) Aegidius O.S.B. (frate Gillio), Liber virtutum.
ff. 30: paper (palimpsest); 200 x 140 mm.
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