Esopo di Udine

Title:
Esopo di Udine
Library:
Biblioteca Arcivescovile e Bartolina
Language:
Italian
City:
UDINE, Italy
Shelf Mark:
Cod. Bartolini 83
Alternate Names:
L’Esopo di Udine -- codex Bartolini 83 -- The Udine Aesop --
Origin:
Montevarchi, Italy
Dimensions:
98 folios (paper) -- 263-266 x 202-203 mm.
Date Description:
1449
Author:
Ps.-Seneca -- Aesop -- Martin of Braga -- Francesco di Cambio Orlandi (scribe)
Content:
Italian version of De quatuor uirtutibus by Pseudo-Seneca (fols. 1-7r) -- Aesop’s Fables in Italian (fols. 7v-76r) - Italian version of Formula honestae uitae by Martin, bishop of Braga (76v-85v)
Hand:
mercantesca cursive
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Initials: Mostly simple, red, and three lines high; a couple are larger, with pen flourish (f. 1r) -- Miniatures: Sixty-four framed pen and watercolor drawings, probably by the scribe; they vary in size and are set within the text block at varying positions; the folio numbers and descriptions of formal characteristics are provided on pp 218-224 of the commentary
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection PA 3855 .E5 C36 1996 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Full-size -- Color -- Photographic
Series:
Litterae laicorum 1 --
Publication Date:
1996
Place of Publication:
Udine, Italy
Publisher:
Casamassima Libri s.r.l.
Notes:
Commentary volume edited by C. Ciociola -- Introduction by C. Frugoni -- Paleografical study by A. Petrucci -- Codicological study and information on Francesco di Cambio and on the history of the manuscript, by C. Ciociola -- Transcription by Claudio Ciociola e Cristina Moro --
Type of Text:
classical, literature, moralizing, prose, secular, vernacular