Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 281 (U.5.21)
Date of Creation: Between 898 and 1099
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Magni Avrelii Cassiodori, De Artibvs Liberalibvs.
S. Avrelii Avgvstini, Hipponensis Episcopi, Excerpta Qvaedam.
On i, 4 verso in Peter Burmann's hand: Cassiodorus | de Artibus | Liberalibus. | MS. | [after a space] Petri Burmanni | Secundi. For Peter (Pieter) Burmann, Junr. (1714-1778), see S.1.1.
On 1, 1 recto top margin, in a XVII.-XVIII. Cent. hand: Cassiodorus.
[Formerly Q.5.9; Q.5.72].
Lot 2398 in the sale of Burmann's MSS, 1779
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 9 3/8 x 7 3/8, ff. 49, originally ff. 52 or more (the first quire signed H), clearly written in single cols. of 32 lines, each 7 x 5, ruled and margined with bodkin, red initials and diagrams, rubrics, no marginalia, signatures (indicated by dots), no catchwords or foliation, penultimate quire damaged by damp and gnawed in lower margin, fol. sec. De Littera. Cent. X.-XI.
Binding: Millboards, covered vellum, title (ink): CASSIODO- | RI | Opuscula | Varia. | MS. Cent. XVII.
[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. 227.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Latin
Material Type: Treatise
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 226-227.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Augustine Saint
Bishop of Hippo.
author: Flavius Magnus Aurelius Senator Cassiodorus 487-ca.580
provenance: Pieter Burmann 1714-1778
Dutch classical scholar.
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