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Copy of a work by 'Fanusius Campanus', entitled 'De familiis illustribus Italiae, ac earum origine. Libri V'

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MS. Lat. hist. c. 3

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Copy, 17th century, of a work by 'Fanusius Campanus', entitled 'De familiis illustribus Italiae, ac earum origine. Libri V', with (fol. 133) a note stating that the manuscript from which this copy was made was transcribed at Rome in 1576, from a manuscript supplied by Alfonso Ciccarelli, the forger. Fanusius Campanus was one of the authors invented by Ciccarelli.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

141 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. hist. c. 3, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. hist. c. 3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16750

Overview

Copy, 17th century, of a work by 'Fanusius Campanus', entitled 'De familiis illustribus Italiae, ac earum origine. Libri V'

Biographical / Historical

Alfonso Ciccarelli (1532-1583) was an Italian forger, historian, writer and genealogist.

Custodial History

R. H. Evans, 8 Dec. 1830 (Guilford sale), part of lot 454; Phillipps MS. 5799;

Immediate Source of Acquisition

bought, R. Atkinson, cat. 83 (1929), 643.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, inscribed '11' on spine
Title
Copy of a work by 'Fanusius Campanus', entitled 'De familiis illustribus Italiae, ac earum origine. Libri V'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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