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Explicit of La Sfera, with initials, map and town of Tana.

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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
Castles & palaces
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.

Content: Explicit: Quest' e la piu di lungie e la piu strana dove si navichi e finisce qui l'asia maggiore e 'l fiume tanai.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 817316a0-c620-012f-9be9-58d385a7bc34

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. "Explicit of La Sfera, with initials, map and town of Tana." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of La Sfera, with initials, map and town of Tana." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Explicit of La Sfera, with initials, map and town of Tana. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-edcc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Explicit of La Sfera, with initials, map and town of Tana.