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Initial S formed a a female-headed snake, offering the apple to Eve, with Adam below; in the leaves of the decoration in the upper border, allegories of the 7 deadly sins, partially cropped.

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Title
Initial S formed a a female-headed snake, offering the apple to Eve, with Adam below; in the leaves of the decoration in the upper border, allegories of the 7 deadly sins, partially cropped.
Names
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313-1375) (Author)
Steinhöwel, Heinrich (1412-1482?) (Translator)
Collection

Two texts by Giovanni Boccaccio]

Von synnrychen erluchten wyben

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1475 - 1499
Place: Ulm, Germany
Date Created: 1474 (Approximate)
Place: Ulm, Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 105
Topics
Women
Adam (Biblical figure)
Snakes
Eve (Biblical figure)
Temptation
Notes
Ownership: Dedication to Elinor of Austria, f. 7-9, with her arms. Collection of James P.R. Lyell; collection of Henry Huth. Bought for Spencer from Quaritch, 1951.
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Fischer-Heetfeld article. Notes in manuscript.
Content: 3 scribes? A, ff. 1-64v; B, ff. 64v-148v, 152-155; C, ff. 149-151v, 156-173
Content: 73 pen-and-ink drawings, colored, based on woodcuts of 1473 edition. Border designs with human figures ff. 7 and 9v.
Content: Dated to after 1473, because it closely follows the text and illustrations from the printed edition by Johannes Zainer, Ulm 1473.
Content: Paper
Content: Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers; border designs and flourishes, large opening initials.
Content: Up to 37 long lines per page, ruled in black ink. Catchword visible, f. 12v.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01cedf40-c62b-012f-084f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1313: Creator Born
  • 1375: Creator Died
  • 1474: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Initial S formed a a female-headed snake, offering the apple to Eve, with Adam below; in the leaves of the decoration in the upper border, allegories of the 7 deadly sins, partially cropped.