[History of Milan]
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- [History of Milan]
- Published / Created
- ca. 1400
- Publication Place
- Northern Italy (Milan)
Binding: Twentieth-century. Plain white parchment over pasteboard. Remnants of title-label at the top of the spine.
In the library of the Cathedral of Milan (pressmark E 24.4). Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. ...). Purchased 1913 at a Phillipps sale by Count Alessandro Casati and donated by him to the Societa Storica Lombarda. Christie's sale, London 1981, lot no. ... Purchased from Laurence Witten on the Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, March 1983.
Manuscript on parchment (goatskin) of 1) Landulphus senior (Landulphus Mediolanensis, 12th century), Historia Mediolanensis. 2) Catalogue of the Archbishops of Milan up to Galdinus (1166-1176), in our manuscript considered as being the final part of art. 1. 3) Arnulf of Milan (Arnulphus Mediolanensis, d. ca. 1077), Liber gestorum recentium, shorter version, i.e. Books I-III only. Copied by one hand in Southern Gothica Semitextualis Libraria. Marginal notes in Gothico-Humanistica Cursiva Libraria.
Plain red 1-line initials in the verses at the end of art. 1, Book I (f. 10v) and in art. 2; alternately red and blue 2- or 3-lines initials in the other parts; 5-line littera duplex in the same colours at the beginning of art. 3; 6-line littera duplex with penwork and marginal extensions at the beginning of art. 1, Book I (f. 1v); 9-line foliate initial on square background in yellow, mauve, red, green, blue and with left-margin Gothic illuminated acanthus border on f. 1r.
The annotations are in the hand of Francesco della Croce (d. 1479).
- ff. i + 76 + i : parchment ; 235 x 190 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 642
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Geographic)
Italy -- History -- 1268-1492
- Subject (Name)
Della Croce, Francesco, 1391-1479
of Milan, Arnulf, ca. 1000-ca. 1077
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
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