Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 283 (U.6.1)
Date of Creation: Between 1399 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Phalaridis Epistvlae, A Francisco (Accolti) Aretino Tradvctae.
Brvti Epistvlae, A Theodoro Gaza Thessalonicensi Tradvctae.
S. Evsebii Hieronymi, Stridonensis Presbyteri (?), Epistvlae Consolatoria.
Variorvm, Epistvlae Diversae.
Remains of a paper label (illegible) on the back, one on the side has: B2.
The two vellum fly-leaves and the middle slips throughout this MS. appear to be all from an illuminated XIV.-XV. Cent. Law-book, with marginal commentary.
On ii, 4 recto in a XVII. Cent. Dutch hand: N. I behovende tot de phalaris.
On ii, 4 verso in a XVII.-XVIII. Dutch (?) hand: Franc. Aretin: traductio epistolarum Phalaridis tyranni: et | Theodorici Graeci Thessalonicensis epistolarum Bruti | conversio Graeco in Latinum . scripta anno 1457 | Accedit farrago variarum epistolarum etc. MS. in charta.
The following names head or occur in the epistles (besides those already quoted): Romipeta (?) (f. 56 verso), Andrea Panormitano, Andreoccio Petruccio (ff. 56 verso, 57 recto), Pompeius Atticus Nero Marcus Fabius (57 verso), Cicero Terentia (58 recto), Baptista, Stephanus Bartholomeus Francisci filii Senensis, Rex Arragoniae (59 recto, 119 recto), [probably Ferdinand, 1452-1516], Jacopo Poggio (60 verso), Cardinalis de Lebreto ad commune Venetorum (65 verso), Ippolita filia ducis Mediolani (66 recto), Pythagorae aurea dicta (73 verso-74 verso), Demosthenes ad Alexandrum (74 verso), Gregorius Sapiens in Stephanum Cortam (77 recto), S. Ignatii ad S. Joannem (114 recto), [Migne 5. 941], ad B.V.M. (114 verso), [Migne 5. 943], B.V. Mariae Responsio [Migne 5. 945], Oratio de S. Bernardino [1445 20 Sept.] (115 recto), Jacopo di Brucellis (f. 118 recto, f. 124 verso), Dux Burgundiae (f. 121 verso], Raphael Adurvus (?) Dux Januensium 1445 (f. 123 recto), Matteo di nirte (?) (f. 124 verso), Rex Hierosolymae et Siciliae (f. 138 recto et seqq., f. 147 recto et seqq.), Poggio di Firenze (ff. 155-160 = Ed. Arg. 1513. ff. 108 recto-160 recto) also (ff. 160 verso-164 recto = Ed. Arg. ff. 114 verso-116 recto - relating the execution of Huss), Antonio (Panormita) Beccadelli (f. 164 verso et seqq.) Josephus (f. 166 recto et verso).
Francesco Accolti of Arrezo (1418-1483) was a famous Italian jurist and philologist.
Theodorus Gaza of Thessalonica (Salonika) (1400-1478) was a famous Byzantine grammarian and poet who revived the study of Greek.
Antonio Beccadelli (Panormita) (1394-1471) was an Italian savant and author.
Giovanni Francesco Poggio-Bracciolini (1380-1459) was a famous Italian philologist, scholar, and historian.
[Formerly Q.6.25; Q.6.113].
Lot 2365 in the sale of Burmann's MSS, 1779
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 5 3/4, ff. 162, written in a small, neat, French (?) hand in single cols. of 27-36 lines, each about 5 x 3 3/4, margined with bodkin, not ruled, catchwords, no signatures visible (probably cropped), foliation, modern (faulty), in pencil, rubrics and rubricated initials, initials of sentences touched with gamboge, no marginalia (except on the last folio), cropped, clean, and well preserved, fol. sec. Quis bene. Cent. XV.
Binding: Original, beech boards, covered rough sheep-skin or chamois (?), stained saffron, originally clasped, vellum slips in the middle of quires. 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. 229.]
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 229-230.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Marcus Junius Brutus
author: Phalaris Agrigentinus
author: Pseudo-Jerome
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