Codice Mediceo di Virgilio

Title:
Codice Mediceo di Virgilio
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Language:
Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt), FIRENZE (FLORENCE, Florenz), Italy.
Shelf Mark:
B. Laur. Ms. 39.1 (olim Plut. XXXIX, Cod. 1) + BAV, Vat. lat. 3225 (fol. LXXVI)
Alternate Names:
Codex Mediceus
Origin:
Italy?
Dimensions:
221 folios -- 213-215 x 145-154 mm.
Date Description:
Before 494
Author:
Vergilius Maro (Virgil)
Content:
Eclogues (starts Book VI.48; fols. 2r-8r) -- Georgics (fols. 9r-47r) -- Aeneid (fols. 48r-221v) -- The codex was apparently in the hands of the Roman Consul Turcius Rufius Apronianus Asterius in the year 494 (see the discussion and transcription of the notes in uncial script on fol. 8r, at pp. 8-10 of the Commentary volume) --
Hand:
Capitalis quadrata (Roman square capitals)
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large PA 6801 .A2 1931 Non-Circulating + Introduction
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size, color (rubrics and corrections are in red) reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Publication Date:
1931
Place of Publication:
Rome, Italy
Publisher:
Libreria dello stato
Notes:
Commentary by Enrico Rostagno
Type of Text:
classical, literature, secular, verse