Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 65 (T.3.3)
Images: [ MS Hunter 65 fol. 1r detail ]
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Marci Tvllii Ciceronis, Brvtvs.
Marci Tvllii Ciceronis, De Partitione Oratoria.
Marci Tvllii Ciceronis, Topica.
i, 1 verso and i, 2 recto are covered with (apparently contemporary) notes. The foliator has spoiled the appearance of this MS. by retracing faded lines.
What appears to be a cormorant (It. corvo marino) is depicted on the first illuminated initial. It has a golden beak and wears a golden collar shaped like a figure of 8, through the orifices of which its neck passes.
[Formerly Q.1.21; Q.2.21].
Mrs Brock makes the reference to Archibald Dodd, 27 July 1775
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 11 x 8, ff. 91, originally ff. 92, beautifully written in a Roman hand, in single cols. of 29 lines, each 7 3/4 x 4, ruled (and margined) with bodkin, margins for the most part marked with brown crayon, catchwords and foliation (XVI. Cent.), no signatures visible (probably cropped), gilt, illuminated initials, rubrics and rubricated names and initials in dialogues, marginalia, fol. sec. cumque ipsa. Cent. XV.
Binding: Original, bevelled beech boards, covered with crimson morocco elaborately stamped with bordered panels, blind-tooled, originally secured by 4 stout crimson satin braid (brass nailed) tabs and brass catches, remains of the former survive only on the front board. Cent. XV.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 75.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 75-76.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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