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Thebais

Thebais

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Creator: Statius, P. Papinius (Publius Papinius)
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Date: 1406
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Description:
Watermarks, obscured by text: similar in type to Piccard Horn VI.110-29.
Script: Written by several scribes in scripts ranging from calligraphic mercantesca to a more formal gothic bookhand.
One garishly painted initial, 16-line, red and blue divided with penwork designs in both colors. Spaces left for decorative initials at beginning of remaining books are unfilled. For ff. 1r-13r only: headings, paragraph marks, underlining of passages glossed in marginalia and running headlines, all in red; for ff. 1r-16v: first letter of each verse touched with yellow.
Binding: Twentieth century, England. Quarter bound in alum tawed pigskin, blind-tooled, over oak boards. Title, in ink, on head edge: "Statij. thebaidos". Title on spine: "Statii Thebais/ MS. 1406".
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1952 by Thomas E. Marston.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of Statius, Thebais.
Physical Description:
ff. ii + 118 + ii : paper ; 298 x 217 (200 x 85) mm.
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Object ID: 11403191
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