Speculum Principis

Title:
Speculum Principis
Library:
Woodner Family Collection
Language:
French, Latin
Shelf Mark:
n/a (see the Introduction)
Alternate Names:
Mirror of Princes for Francois Ier --
Origin:
France
Dimensions:
reconstruction of a dismembered manuscript (see Introduction) --
Date Description:
ca. 1512-1515
Author:
Manuscript created by Francois Demoulins, tutor of Francois d'Angouleme (later Francois Ier) --
Content:
Classical Ekphrasis, Latin and Neo-Latin poetry -- illustrations of classical adages collected by Erasmus, and more specifically to Pythagorean symbola --
Hand:
Littera bastarda (fol. 1-2, 9-15, 17-42), humanist minuscule (5-7, 16, 43) with captions in humanist minuscule throughout
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
drawings illustrating proverbs or sayings --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection ND 3147 .M27 1995 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Monochrome.
Series:
Studies of the Warburg Institute, 43
Publication Date:
1995
Place of Publication:
London, Great Britain
Publisher:
Warburg Institute, University of London
Notes:
Other names: Erasmian Wit and Proverbial Wisdom Jean Michel Massing.
Type of Text:
allegorical, bilingual, didactic, moralizing, proverbs, secular, vernacular, verse