Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 300 (U.6.18)
Date of Creation: Between 1452 and 1453
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Marci Tvllii Ciceronis, De Oratore, Libri Tres.
Marci Tvllii Ciceronis, Orator, Ad Brvtvm.
On ii, 2 recto in pencil, modern: see xv Flor.
On 1, 1 recto top margin, in a XVII. hand: Emilij Probi Lib:
On 1, 1 recto bottom margin, is an armorial shield defaced, apparently originally party per fess, upper half (gules), lower half (vert), a chevron (?) (gules).
2. is defective, wanting the first 90 paragraphs. "Teque," 9, 1 recto line 1, is for "aliquantoque."
Another lacuna is in 11, 6 recto line 25 = Ed. Oxon. [Section symbol] 191, line 21 = Ed. Oxon. [Section symbol] 231, line 9, where this MS. resumes with the second syllable of "semper" ("peruersetur").
[Formerly Q.9.18; Q.9.181]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 8 3/8 x 5 7/8, ff. 88, well written in Italian (?Florentine) hand, in single cols. of 29 lines, each 6 3/8 x 4, margined and ruled with bodkin, no signatures, catchwords, or foliation visible (probably cropped), one partially illuminated initial (spaces left for others), few marginalia, clean, well preserved, much cropped, fol. sec. grecia uocant. Cent. XV. (9th June, 1453).
Binding: Limp pasteboards, covered vellum, vellum back straps, green silk ribbon marker, title (gilt) on crimson morocco shield: M. T. CIC. | DE ORATOR. | AD BRUT. | COD. MEM. | 1453. 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. 240.]
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), pp240-241.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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