Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 384 (V.2.4)
Date of Creation: Between 1299 and 1499
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Incerti Avctoris, De Vita Moribvs Ortv Philosophorvm.
Valerii, Ad Rvfinvm Epistvla.
On the first board, in an XVIII. Cent. hand: Piovano, followed by "5" in red ink underneath. Other MSS. have this name, as, e.g., V.1.13.
[Formerly S.4.7; S.4.50].
De vita et moribus philosophorum is by Walter Burley. (See letter from Dr. Jan Prelog, University München, Inst. f. lat. Philologie des Mittelalters, dated 24/6/82.)
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Vellum, 11 3/4 x 8 3/8, well written in two north Italian hands, (the first) in single cols. of 33 lines, brown crayon margins and red-ruled lines, each 8 x 5 5/8, and (the second) in double cols. of 35 lines (ruled and margined as before), each 8½ x 2½, no signatures (probably cropped), catchwords, foliation (modern), illuminated initials with gestures, blue and red initials with the immediately following letters touched with red, rubrics, no marginalia, clean, well preserved, probably cropped, fol. sec. et tirampnide. Cent. XIV.-XV.
Binding: Original, limp pasteboards, sized and burnished, (?) to imitate pig-skin, sheep-skin ties and back straps, back repaired with grey paper like U.7.5, fragments of a XIV. Cent. MSS. used to fix the back. Cent. XIV.-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. 307.]
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 306-307.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Julius Valerius
provenance: Piovano fl.c.1700
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