Vergilius Augusteus

Title:
Vergilius Augusteus
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preussischer Kulturbesitz
Language:
Latin
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt), BERLIN, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Cod. Vat. lat. 3256 (4 folios) Ms. Lat. fol. 416 (3 folios)
Alternate Names:
Codex Augusteus
Origin:
Italy
Dimensions:
7 surviving folios (originally probably 657 folios) --- 425 x 345 mm. (originally probably 425 x 360 mm. )
Date Description:
5th-6th century
Author:
Vergilius Marro [Virgil] --
Content:
Fragments of Book I and III of the Georgics (see p. 24 of commentary for detail) --
Hand:
Capitalis quadrata [capitalis elegans -- square capitals] --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Fine initials at the beginning of each page --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize PA 6804 .A7 1976 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Full-size color reproduction of the surviving fragments of the original manuscript -- The reproduced folios are contained in the pocket of the commentary volume --
Series:
Codices selecti phototypice impressi
Publication Date:
1976
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akadem. Druck- u. Verlagsanst.
Notes:
Facsimile comprised of the seven remaining leaves from the manuscript. Three of the leaves are held by the former Preussische Staatsbibliothek in Berlin and four by the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. Commentary by Carl Nordenfalk.
Type of Text:
classical, fragment, literature, secular, verse