Il Codice Vaticano Lat. 3196; Autografo del Petrarca.

Title:
Il Codice Vaticano Lat. 3196; Autografo del Petrarca.
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Italian, Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Vat. lat. 3196
Alternate Names:
Part of Petrach’s Rerum vulgarum fragmenta -- Canzoniere -- Rime --
Origin:
Italy
Dimensions:
20 folios (paper) -- ca. 301 x 226 mm. (fol. 6 is much smaller)
Date Description:
Before 1374 (death of Petrarch)
Author:
Francesco Petrarca, 1304-1374 -- [Petrarch]
Content:
Sonnets (sonetti), chansons (canzoni) and letters -- Note the play on “Laura” in three sonnets on fol. 2r (L’aura serena, L’aura gentil, L’aura celeste) --
Hand:
sometimes calligraphic, sometimes cursive -- numerous erasures --
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize Z 115Z .P46 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size monochrome reproduction ot the entire manuscript -- In contrast to the earlier (1895) reproduction in which the content of the then missing folios 17 and 18 was recorded in two printed pages, this facsimile is complete (see pp. 15-16 of the introduction) --
Series:
Codices e vaticanis selecti 26
Publication Date:
1941
Place of Publication:
Rome, Italy
Publisher:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Printer:
[Grimaldi & Mercandetti]
Notes:
Introduction by Manfredi Porena, with list of contents of the mansucript on pp. 6-10 --
Type of Text:
autograph, bilingual, letters, secular, songs, vernacular, vernacular literature, verse