Cantigas de Santa María of Alfonso el Sabio

Title:
Cantigas de Santa María of Alfonso el Sabio
Library:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale
Language:
Spanish (Galician-Portuguese)
City:
FIRENZE (FLORENCE, Florenz), Italy
Shelf Mark:
Banco rari 30 (olim Magl. II 1 213)
Alternate Names:
Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X -- F codice de Florencia -- Cantagias de Santa Maria of Alphonse the Wise, king of Castile --
Origin:
Seville
Date Description:
End of the 13th century -- probably 1280s
Author:
Alfonso X el Sabio (Alphonse X the Wise, king of Castile), 1220-1284 -- Airas Nunes, c. 1230-1289
Content:
The second volume of a luxury edition of the Cantigas de Santa María, the companion to Codex T (Escorial T.I.1) -- 113 cantigas
Hand:
Gothic textualis quadrata
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
full-page framed sequences of scenes depicting the story recounted in the corresponding song -- note the unfinished images --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize ML 96.4 .A56 1989 Non-Circulating + Commentary
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color.
Series:
Colección Códices Artísticos
Publication Date:
1989
Place of Publication:
Madrid
Publisher:
Edilan
Printer:
Ads Printing
Notes:
Codicological and art-historical introduction. Complete transcription with notes and commentary. Other names: Agustín Santiago Luque María Victoria Chico Picaza Ana Domínguez Rodríguez
Type of Text:
moralizing, religious, songs, vernacular, verse