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Early works to 1500
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Boethius; Aelius Donatus; Bancroft Library.
|Language Note:||Latin, with marginal glosses in Latin and notes in Italian.|
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collation: ii (i=18th cent. paper with visible watermark; ii=original flyleaf) + 54 + ii (original flyleaf made from 18th cent. paper with a different watermark + flyleaf from another manuscript); 1-5⁸ 6⁸ (with stub visible after fol. 48); catchwords in bottom center.
Layout: 24 lines to a page; ruled in lead, with vertical lines running all the way down the page. Prickings visible. Foliation: fol. 1-10: later foliation in ink in arabic numerals; fol. 11-54: modern foliation in pencil in arabic numerals over earlier foliation in ink in roman numerals (often almost completely rubbed out).
Script: Rounded gothic minuscule (14th cent.), with initials and incipits in red. Cursive script on fol. iiv.
Binding: 18th cent. vellum. Original binding included: 2 parchment leaves from a 14th cent. grammar, possibly Donatus, now preserved within 18th cent. binding.
Origin: Produced in Italy in the 14th century.
Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, MS UCB 100.
Former shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley, 2MS uncat 1967 5.13.
1. fol. 1r-54v, De consolatione philosophiae: "Carmina qui quondam studio florenit peregi Flebilis heu mestos cogor inire modos Ecce michi lacere dictant scribenda camene ... Aversamini igitur vitia colite virtutes ad rectam spem animam sublevate humiles preces in excelsa porrigite. Magna vobis est si dissimulare non vultis necessitas indicta probitatis. Cum ante oculos agitis iudicis cuncta cernentis. Amen."
2. fol i recto and penultimate fol. recto-verso: pages from a grammar, probably that of Donatus.
|Description:||54 leaves : parchment ; 223 x 165 (156-159 x 109-113) mm. bound to 230 x 166 mm.|
|Other Titles:||De consolatione philosophiae (Ms. UCB 100)|
Boethius' De consolatione philosophiae, with numerous marginal and interlinear glosses in a variety of hands, as well as pointing hands (to emphasize text), ownership notes, and doodling.
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- Latin language -- Grammar -- Early works to 1500.
- Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- California -- Berkeley.
- Manuscripts, Medieval -- California -- Berkeley.
- Latin language -- Grammar.
- Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
- Manuscripts, Medieval.
- California -- Berkeley.