De claris mulieribus, It. tr. Donato degli Albanzani
- De claris mulieribus, It. tr. Donato degli Albanzani
- Alternative Title
- De claris mulieribus
- Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375
- Published / Created
- late 14th cent
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on paper (watermarks: unidentified mountain) and parchment (inner and outer bifolios, of poor quality) of Boccaccio, De claris mulieribus; translated into Italian by Donato degli Albanzani.
Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827). Acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7452). Purchased from H. P. Kraus in 1970 by Edwin J. Beinecke for the Beinecke Library.
Binding: 19th-20th centuries. Vellum spine and fore-edge strip with marbled paper sides. Label on spine: "Donne Illust. del Boccacc. MS".
Initial removed from f. 2v; leaf was then reinforced with paper covering f. 2r, col. b (blank). Lower margins of ff. 1, 33 and 37 cut off.
Initials, 3- to 2-line, in red or blue, sometimes with red penwork. Rubrics throughout. Initial added [date?], f. 2v, to replace one removed: blue, with leafy filler in green outline, and foliage extending down margin and across top and bottom of column, drawn in green, red, and blue.
Script: Written by three persons in round gothic script: Scribe 1, ff. 1r-33v (except f. 8, replaced in 16th century); Scribe 2, ff. 33v-36v; Scribe 3; ff. 37r-74r. In portions written by Scribes 1 and 2 some elaborate ascenders and descenders in upper and lower margins, touched with red.
280 x 213 (199 x 170) mm.
ff. i (paper) + 74 + i (paper)
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 398
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- Giovanni Boccaccio, De Claris Mulieribus. 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 398.
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