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Vita Caroli Zeni

Vita Caroli Zeni

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Creator: Zeno, Jacopo, 1417-1481
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Date: [ca. 1458]
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Script: Written in humanistic script by Franciscus de Tianis of Pistoia.
On f. 1r, a foliage border which includes hares, stork, vase, and arms of the Piccolomini family (argent, a cross azur with 5 crescents or; surmounted by keys in saltire argent and a papal tiara; supported by a pair of angels). Eleven elaborate initials, 11- to 7-line, in gold, red, blue, and green entwined with foliage. The style of decoration is decidedly Roman.
Binding: Eighteenth century. Brownish-red goatskin, gold-tooled; pale green and gold, Dutch gilt paper boards.
Purchased by William Loring Andrews who presented it to Yale in 1894.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Jacopo Zeno, Vita Caroli Zeni. With a dedicatory preface to Pope Pius II. This manuscript is of special importance because it contains the complete work.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 192 + i : parchment ; 271 x 177 (177 x 106) mm.
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Object ID: 11684565
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