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'Ad Alfonsum Regem gloriosissimum Bartholomei Facij in Dialogum de vite felicitate prohemium' and 'Mafei Vegei Laudensis de felicitate et miseria dialogue incipit', Written in Italy in the second half of the 15th century

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MS. Selden Supra 54
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  1. Fol. 1. 'Ad Alfonsum Regem gloriosissimum Bartholomei Facij in Dialogum de vite felicitate prohemium', followed by the Dialogue (beg. 'Cum Antonius Panormita', fol. 4v) and a letter to Bartholomew Strozi, beg. 'Animaduerti uir' (fol. 46v).
  2. Fol. 48. 'Mafei Vegei Laudensis de felicitate et miseria dialogue incipit': beg. 'Palinurus. Obsecro te O Charon'.

Dates

  • Written in Italy in the second half of the 15th century

Extent

72 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Selden Supra 54

Arrangement

Old Selden mark = 54

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3442

Custodial History

Owned by 'Robert Pember' (fol. 70) in the 16th century

Manuscript 3457 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On parchment, with coloured capitals

Dimensions

8 3/4 × 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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