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MS. Lat. class. c. 9

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

(fol.4)
Benvenuto de Imola , Commentary on Virgil, Eclogues
Incipit: Tityre tu patule ⟨E⟩cloga prima potest dividi in tot partes quot sunt dialogi
Explicit: venit hesperus i. fit sero i. feci finem et in hac terminatur totum hoc opus buccolicorum
Final rubric: Expliciunt recollectiones libri buccolicorum recollecte sub reverendo magistro Benevenuto de ymola in civitate ferarie millesimo iiiolxxviii die xxiii decembris
Language(s): Latin
(fol.80v)
Commentary on Aristotle, Ethics, bk. 1
Rubric: recollectiones super 1o libro ethicorum Aristotilis
Incipit: Spiritus sanctus dabat elloqui illis Actus 2o Quamvis lumen rationis naturale minime sufficiat
Explicit: fidei perfecte particeps nos efficiat iesus … qui per infinita regnat secula seculorum.amen.
Language(s): Latin
(fol.82)
Benvenuto de Imola , Commentary on Virgil, Georgics
Incipit: ⟨Q⟩uid faciat letas etc. Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas
Explicit: et ego audax iuvenca i. audax in iuventute cecini te titire… tegmine fagi
Final rubric: Expliciunt recollecte bucolicorum et georgicorum sub reverendo magistro Cyone de Monte pulciana in Civitate ferarie

The last seven words written over an erased inscription which can be read as ‘Benevenuto de ym[o]l[a]… in civitate Ven[…]’.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: in epistula
Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermark fore-part of stag cf.Briquet 2841 (Ferrara 1401).
Extent: 213 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 285 × 205 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 135 mm.

Collation

1(12)– 11(12), 12(16), 13(12)– 17(12) Catchwords.

Layout

2 cols., 39 lines

Hand(s)

Semi-humanist

Decoration

Spaces left for initials not filled in

Binding

19th cent. vellum

History

Origin: 15th century, first half ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

' F.S.G.M. ' across the bottom of the pages

Bought from Maggs, 1938, cat. 666, item. 164, £20.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.