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Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel.

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Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel.

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Names
Dati, Gregorio (1362-1436) (Author)
Collection

Sfera

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 185
Topics
Babel, Tower of
Notes
Content : 24 long lines per page (3 verses of 8 lines each), ruled in extremely faded ink, catchwords visible. Three quires of eight folios each.

Content : Maps, charts, and illustrations. 2-line and 3-line red initials. Rubrics.

Content : Dealer's notes.

Ownership : From library of Paolo Giovio (1483-1552), Bishop of Nocera. Bought for Spencer from H.P. Kraus, 1977?

Content : Drawings of humans and animals in borders and as illustrations.

Content: Watermarks date this to ca. 1450 and place it in Tuscany, probably Florence.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 81334730-c620-012f-5364-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1362: Creator Born
  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 1436: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Text with initials, rubrics, and drawing of Tower of Babel.