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A 'Priorista'

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MS. Add. D. 2
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A 'Priorista' or register of the chief magistrates of Florence from 1282 to 1511, with additions to 1530, arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the name, and under that by the quarters of the city represented, with dates: but see divisions at fols. 40, 46, etc. At fol. 51 follows a brief calendar of civic events at Florence, 1250-1378, with details of the wealth or position of citizens in 1220, 1288, 1390, and 1426. The name of Dante occurs on fols. 18, 55.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1520-1530


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 2, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. D. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20281


A 'Priorista'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 30284

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired before about 1862.

Physical Facet

On paper


14 7/8 × 10 1/2 in.

A 'Priorista'
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom