xMMs.Hi1. Pharsalia. 1465. Latin, Italian. 295 x 210 mm binding, 285 x 202 mm text. Paper codex.
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Scope and Contents
Marcus Annaeus Lucanus's Pharsalia, also known as De Bello Civili. A complete text of the poem in 10 books, the first three of which are minutely annotated in the margins and between the lines. The manuscript opens with a summary of the poem in rhyming hexameter verses and concludes with a useful colophon: "Hoc opus scriptum fuit p me Tomam domini baldinocti de baldinoctis Anno dni Mcccclxv mensis ianuarii." [This book was written by me Tomas (scribe?) of the Nobleman Baldinocti de Baldinoctis in the year of 1465 in the month of January.] The last page holds a remedy in Italian for warts. (See the transcription and translation for the wart remedy below.)
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1100-1600
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Biographical / Historical
Author: Marcus Annaeus Lucanus. Scribe: Baldinotti, Tommaso, 1451-1511.
From the Collection: 18.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English