- De divinatione
- Cicero, Marcus Tullius
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- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment (warped and stained by moisture) of Cicero, De divinatione.
Binding: Nineteenth century, Italy. Brick red goatskin, blind-tooled. Bound in the same bindery for the Guarnieri-Balleani library (Iesi) as MS 450 and Marston MSS 72, 86, 182, 212.
Copied in Italy, perhaps in Rome, in 1456 (see colophon in art. 1) by the humanist Stefano Guarnieri probably for his personal use
Imperfect: Water stained at end, f. 57 marginalia excised at fore-edge margin.
One illuminated initial, 6-line, on f. 28r, gold against blue, green and deep red ground with white vine-stem ornament, joined to a partial border, white vine-stem ornament curling around a thin gold bar on blue, green and deep red ground with white dots on blue, grey on red and pale yellow on green. Headings and running titles in red.
Purchased from C. A. Stonehill in 1959 by Thomas E. Marston.
Script: Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
Written in a small humanistic bookhand by a single scribe, above top line. Marginalia added in a contemporary hand.
- ff. v + 58 + i : parchment ; 193 x 131 (131 x 79) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
- Call Number
- Marston MS 181
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De divinatione
- Subject (Topic)
Divination--Early works to 1800
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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Cicero, De Divinatione. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Marston MS 181.
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