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Opening of text, with historiated initial, white vinestem border with cherubs and portraits, coat of arms (unidentified), Roman capitals.

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Title
Opening of text, with historiated initial, white vinestem border with cherubs and portraits, coat of arms (unidentified), Roman capitals.
Names
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo (Author)
Collection

City of God

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1470 (approximate)
Place Term: Florence
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 30
Topics
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo
Notes
Ownership : Coat of arms f. 1 unidentified. Sold by Olschki to Edward A. Parsons, who parted with it in 1932. Sold by Sotheby's (London 1933) to Goodyear. Accessioned by Spencer, 1933.

Content : De Ricci, 1341-2. Dictionary Catalog, 906. Library dossier.

Content : 40 long lines per page. Prickmarks and catchwords visible. 32 quires of ten folios each, followed by one quire of two folios.

Content : Parchment

Content : Historiated initials and borders, figures of cherubs and animals in borders, portraits in roundels.

Content : Large gold initials with white vinestem; white vinestem border. Roman capitals. Smaller initials. Rubrics.

Content : Zanobi di Strozzi

Content: Dated to ca. 1470. Similar hand in Livy ms. in library of Corvinus (Bibliotheca Corviniana, no. 162), signed Giovanni Francesco Marzi. A comparison of ms. 30 with Spencer 27, also Marzi, is inconclusive.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: a8e0ba90-c607-012f-20a8-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1470: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Opening of text, with historiated initial, white vinestem border with cherubs and portraits, coat of arms (unidentified), Roman capitals.