Sposalitio di Sancta Catherina vergine e martire
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- Sposalitio di Sancta Catherina vergine e martire
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Manuscript on paper of a play in five acts, written for an audience of nuns by a Dominican friar. The only surviving manuscript containing this text.
Binding: early paper binding.
Play (Commedia) in five acts, in verse, about S. Catherine of Alexandria, written for an audience of nuns (see the frequent allusions to Christ as “sposo celeste”) by a Dominican friar whose initials are F.N.F. There are many important changes and additions by a slightly later, rapid hand.
Script: the original text copied by a single hand, writing Humanistica Cursiva. The changes and additions are written in Humanistica Cursiva Currens under Gothic influence.
- ff. 42 ; 210 x 150 mm.
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- Completely digitized
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- Beinecke MS 843
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- Sposalitio di Sancta Catherina Vergine e Martire. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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