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- Claudianus, Claudius
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- [between 1450 and 1500]
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Manuscript on paper containing 1) Claudius Claudianus (ca. 400), De raptu Proserpinae. 2) Plinius Maior (23-79), Naturalis Historia, C. Mayhoff, ed. (Teubner, 1906 ff.), 10.3-5: note on the phenix, as an introduction to art. 3. 3) Claudius Claudianus, Phoenix (Carmina minora 27). 4) Fictitious epitaph of Claudius Claudianus. 5) Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC-AD 17), Metamorphoses, 11.592-615: description of the dwelling of the god Sleep. 6) Titus Vespasianus Strozza (Tito Vespasiano Strozzi, 1424-1505), Laus Bacchi (poem in praise of wine). 7) Note on the question whether Claudianus was a Christian. A quotation from Paulus Orosius (d. after 418), Historiae adversus paganos, 7.35.2, followed by verses 1-5 of the poem De Salvatore, by or attributed to Claudianus (Carmina minora, 32). 8) Three verses from Claudius Claudianus, Panegyricus de tertio consulatu Honorii Augusti, 96-98. 9) Final three verses of Claudius Claudianus, Deprecatio ad Hadrianum (Carmina minora, 22), 56-58. Followed by a conclusion about Claudianus's nationality.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Brownish mottled paper over cardboard. The preceding binding had wooden boards as appears from the worm holes in the first and final leaves.
Headings and explicit formulas in pale red; the heading of art. 5 in Capitalis. Space for 3- or 2-line initials reserved in art. 1. The first words of artt. 2 and 5 are written in pale red capitals.
Script: Copied by one hand in Humanistica Cursiva Formata; artt. 7-9 in a more sloping and more rapid script.
- ff. i + 30 + i : paper ; 215 x 155 mm.
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- Completely digitized
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- Beinecke MS 921
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