Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 184 (T.8.16)
Title: Historiae de Imperio Post Marcvm
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Herodiani, Historiae de Imperio Post Marcvm. (Angeli Politiani Translatio Herodiani Latina.)
Angelo Poliziano's Latin Translation of Herodian's Roman History: (Incomplete.)
Begins - after a prefatory epistle in red ink to Pope Innocent VIII. (1484-92), beginning (1, 1 recto lines 1-3): ANGELi POLiCiANi PRe | FATiO. AD . IN . viii. P.M. [gilt letters] | Q [gilt initial] VM Rome ab hinc Triennium, and ending (2, 2 verso line 9): -gnitate uindicentur:- (3, 1 [f. '5'] recto line 1): [space for initial Q] Vi res antiquas posteris pro
Ends (23, 7 [f. '169' (171)] recto line 9): uolumine demonstratum est:
Remarks: Scribbles on i, 1 verso. On i, 1 recto twelve lines in the same hand as the rest of MS = a spoiled folio (7 recto).
On f. '169' recto in a XVI. Cent. hand: dono Reuerendi Sergij sirsa= | lis canonici surrentinj | Mai. xi. lxvij.
Angelo Poliziano of Montepulciano lived 1454-94.
[Formerly P.3.26; S.10.166].
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, glazed (?Oriental), 5 1/8 x 3, ff. 172, well written in single cols. of 12 lines, each 3 x 2, margined and ruled with bodkin, no signatures (probably cropped), catchwords, foliation (XVI. Cent.), spaces left for illuminated initials, no marginalia, well preserved. End of Cent. XV.
Binding: Original, inwardly bevelled beech boards, loose (back decayed), covered crimson morocco, elaborately gilt-tooled in panels, panelled back, brass clasps, gilt edges, goffered, fol. sec. utie caruerit laudibus. End of 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. 131.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Ida Maier, Les manuscrits d'Ange Politien: catalogue descriptif (Geneva, 1965), p. 168; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 131.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Herodian
dedicatee: Innocent VIII Pope
translator: Angelo Poliziano 1454-1494
Of Montepulcino.
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