Commentarius in Ciceronis De inventione
- Commentarius in Ciceronis De inventione
- Cicero, Marcus Tullius and Victorinus, Marius
- Published / Created
- [between 1150 and 1175]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment (warped) of Victorinus, Commentarius in Ciceronis De inventione (Explanationes in Ciceronis Rhetoricam). With an Anonymous commentary on Cicero, De inventione I.24-28.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound in the same bindery for the Guarnieri-Balleani family (Iesi) as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 181, 182, and 212.
Contemporary accounts on f. 49v refer to one Jordanus de Walchelina, and to Rotbertus, Liulfus and Leofric. Partially effaced inscription on f. 49v indicates that Stefano Guarnieri (d. 1495) bought the manuscript in Rome in 1465 (see U. Nicolini, "Stefano Guarnieri da Osimo cancielliere a Perugia dal 1466 al 1488," L'umanesimo umbro: atti del XI convegno di studi umbri-Gubiio 22-23 settembre 1974 [Perugia, 1977] pp. 307-23).
Purchased from Lathrop Harper in 1953 by Thomas E. Marston.
Script: Written by multiple scribes in cramped early gothic bookhand, above top line. Marginalia by several contemporary and later hands.
Seven illuminated initials are later addition (Italy, 1450-1500): 4- to 3-line, gold on blue, red and green ground with white filigree. Black inkspray with gold leaves and balls extending into margins; f. 1r with blue and red flowers. Guide letters for decorator in margins.
Written by multiple scribes in cramped early gothic bookhand.
- ff. i + 49 + i : parchment ; 195 x 135 (170 x 103) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Marston MS 86
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Victorinus, Marius. Explanationes in Ciceronis rhetoricam
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 86. and Victorinus, Commentarius in Ciceronis De Inventione. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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