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De consolatione philosophiae.

De consolatione philosophiae.

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Creator: Boethius, d. 524 Louhans, Renaut de
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Date: [ca. 1400]
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Script: Written in batarde by a single scribe.
Two intricate penwork initials, 5-line, on ff. 1r and 2r in red and blue; less detailed penwork initials, 3-line, in same colors throughout text; first letter of each verse stroked in red.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Brown spattered calf, with peculiarly striped turn-ins. Title, in gold, on spine: BOECE EN VER FRANC.
Purchased by Stanley W. Childs in 1932 from Goldschmidt's for the Albert H. Childs Memorial Collection.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, translated into French by Renaut de Louhans. As the translator states in the prologue, his work incorporates material from a commentary on Boethius made by another member of the Dominican order (Nicholas Trevet) as well as his own digressions.
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ff. i + 55 + i : parchment ; 282 x 205 (225 x 145) mm.
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Object ID: 11684586
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