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Italian codex beg. 'Comincia lapistola del famosissimo poeta Messere Francesco Petrarcha...', written in the 15th century

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MS. Montagu e. 4
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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 2) 'Comincia lapistola del famosissimo poeta Messere Francesco Petrarcha... a... Messere Nicchola degli Acciaiuolj... sopra la coronatione del Re Luigj' (end of May, 1352 ?).
  2. (fol. 11) 'Comincia vna oratione laqual fece Messere Lionardo cancieliere Fiorentino, quando la matina dj San Giovannibatista fu dato il bastone a Nicholo da Talentino nostro capitano generale con altri doni.'.
  3. (fol. 15) 'Incomincia il libro di Salamone loquale si chiama Libro de Prouerbi di Salamone.'.
  4. (fol. 47v) 'Incomincia gli amaestramenti dalbertano': beg. 'Nel cominciamento et nel mezo.'.

Dates

  • written in the 15th century

Extent

62 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Montagu e. 4

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. V, no. 25406.

Custodial History

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 10.

Physical Facet

On paper, with coloured capitals

Dimensions

8 7/8 × 6 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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