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Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals.

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Title
Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals.
Names
Sallust (86-34 B.C.) (Author)
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Coniuratio Catilinae ; Bellum Iugurthinum]

conjuratione Catiliinae.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place: Italy
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 143
Topics
Catiline, ca. 108-62 B.C.
Initials
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Belonged ca. 1700 to William Blakestone Bowes, of Streatlam Castle; passed by inheritance (1767) to the Earl of Strathmore; Strathmore sale (1922) to Dobell. Obtained in 1925 from W.M. Voynich by Wilberforce Eames. Bequeathed by Mr. Eames, 1940.
Content: 1 scribe (different hand writes last few lines, f. 138v)
Content: De Ricci, 2315. De Ricci, Supplement, 330. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Notes in manuscript.
Content: 19 long lines, ruled in drypoint. Prickings occasionally visible. Quire letters intact. 12 quires (A-M) of ten folios each, followed by one (N) with eight folios, and a final quire (O) with ten folios.
Content: Four large gold initials (3- 4- and 5-lines) on blue fields with white vinestem. Alternating 2-line red and blue initials.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e56918c0-c5cc-012f-2ff2-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e868-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e868-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e868-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Large gold initial with white vinestem on blue field. Opening of "De conjuratione Catiline", with rustic capitals.