De consolatione philosophiae.
- De consolatione philosophiae.
- Boethius, d. 524 and Louhans, Renaut de
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1400]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment of Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae, translated into French by Renaut de Louhans. As the translator states in the prologue, his work incorporates material from a commentary on Boethius made by another member of the Dominican order (Nicholas Trevet) as well as his own digressions.
Binding: 17th-18th centuries. Brown spattered calf, with peculiarly striped turn-ins. Title, in gold, on spine: BOECE EN VER FRANC.
Purchased by Stanley W. Childs in 1932 from Goldschmidt's for the Albert H. Childs Memorial Collection.
Script: Written in batarde by a single scribe.
Two intricate penwork initials, 5-line, on ff. 1r and 2r in red and blue; less detailed penwork initials, 3-line, in same colors throughout text; first letter of each verse stroked in red.
- ff. i + 55 + i : parchment ; 282 x 205 (225 x 145) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 38
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- Subject (Topic)
Consolation--Early works to 1800
French poetry--To 1500
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophiae. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. and Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 38.
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