Francisci Petrarcae Vergilianvs codex

Title:
Francisci Petrarcae Vergilianvs codex
Library:
Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Language:
Latin
City:
MILANO (MAILAND, Milan), Italy
Shelf Mark:
A 79 inf. (olim S.P. 10/27, olim A 49 inf.)
Alternate Names:
Francisci Petrarcae Vergilianus codex -- Petrarch’s codex of VIrgil -- Codex Ambrosianus -- The Ambrosian Vergil --
Origin:
probably Avignon, France (possibly Florence, Italy)
Dimensions:
269 folios -- ca. 415 x 265 mm.
Date Description:
Late 13th century or early 14th century
Author:
Vergil, Statius, Horace, Servius, Donatus
Content:
Vergil : Eclogues, Georgics, and Aeneid (with verses attributed to Ovid introducing each book), with marginal commentary from Servius -- Statius : Achilleid (incomplete) -- Horace : four Odes -- two commentaries on the Barbarismus of Aelius Donatus -- Numerous marginal and interlinear notations in Petrarch’s own hand, from 1338 till his death in 1374 --
Hand:
Gothic textualis rotunda -- littera glossuralis --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
frontispiece by Simone Martini da Siena -- a few decorated initials (gold is used; fols. 2r, 234r, 251r) -- rubrics --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize Z 115Z .V49 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript -- Important Note: in this restored and rebound facsimile the famous flyleaf with the notation on Laura's death (Laurea .... ) has mistakenly been bound between fols. 11 and 12 !
Publication Date:
1930
Place of Publication:
Milan, Italy
Publisher:
in aedibvs Hoeplianis
Notes:
Important Note: in this restored and rebound facsimile the famous flyleaf with the notation on Laura's death (Laurea .... ) has mistakenly been bound between fols. 11 and 12 ! -- More detail on the contents in the commentary booklet and in the 1982 article by M. L. Lord, cited below --
Bibliography:
Mary Louise Lord, “Petrarch and Vergil’s First Eclogue: The Codex Ambrosianus”, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology 86 (1982), 253-276 -- Francesco Petrarca : manoscritti e libri a stampa della Biblioteca ambrosiana / a cura di Marco Ballarini, Giuseppe Frasso e Carla Maria Monti ; presentazione di Gianfranco Ravasi, Milano : Libri Scheiwiller, c2004 --
Type of Text:
autograph notes, classical, commentary, commentary on classical verse, glosses, grammatical, secular, verse