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De consolatione philosophiae.

Author: Boethius; Nicholas Trivet
Publisher: [Spain], 1466.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : LatinView all editions and formats
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Philosophical dialogue in five books between a narrator and Lady Philosophy which deals with ideas of fate, fortune, and the relationship between free will and divine omniscience, and which was one of the most important philosophical texts of the medieval period, includes marginal notations drawn from Nicholas Trivet; and a list of books in a personal library being taken to Salamanca (f.86v).
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts, Latin
Manuscripts, Renaissance
Codices
Dialogues
Poems
Annotations
Reading lists
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Boethius; Nicholas Trivet
OCLC Number: 182540522
Language Note: Latin with Spanish notes at the end.
Notes: Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f.1r).
Collation: Paper, 87; 1¹⁴ 2¹² 3¹²( -2) 4-5¹² 6¹⁴ 7¹⁴( -2, -13); [1-87]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto; quires signed a-g in modern pencil; catchword on last page of each quire, lower right verso.
Layout: Written in 17 long lines or 17 lines of single or double column poetry, frame-ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a Gothic book hand, with marginal and interlinear annotations in late Gothic cursive, and several italic hands.
Decoration: Elaborate manicules in red and brown ink (f. 16r, 17r-v, 18v, 23v, 25r, 26r), decorated initials (f. 20v, 30r) with guide letters for missing initials elsewhere, catchwords encircled by sketch of a fish (f. 37v), elaborate pen flourishes on tall letters (f. 82r-85v).
Binding: Contemporary red vellum reinforced with scrap paper and parchment.
Origin: Written in Spain, possibly Aragon (Dean and Armistead), in 1466.
Description: 87 leaves : paper ; 290 x 215 (201 x 123) mm. bound to 294 x 226 mm.
Contents: 1. f.2r-85v: De consolatione philosophiae / Boethius. 2. f.86v: [Book list]. 3. f.87r-87v: Notes in Spanish and Latin.
Other Titles: Boetio de consolatione philosophiae

Abstract:

Philosophical dialogue in five books between a narrator and Lady Philosophy which deals with ideas of fate, fortune, and the relationship between free will and divine omniscience, and which was one of the most important philosophical texts of the medieval period, includes marginal notations drawn from Nicholas Trivet; and a list of books in a personal library being taken to Salamanca (f.86v).

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