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Porcelii poetae clarissimi et oratoris Ortographia Ms. Codex 840
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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Abstract

Treatise on the part of grammar dealing with spelling and with the nature and value of letters and their combinations.

Physical Description

Support: paper; Extent: 86 leaves : 167 x 117 (92 x 70) mm. bound to 167 x 120 mm; Foliation: Paper, 86; [1-86]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.

Layout

Written in 17 long lines; ruled in ink.

Script

Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.

Decoration

Illuminated initials in gold, blue, red, and green (f. 3r, f. 4v); rubricated initials, headings, and underlining.

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

Notes

Ms. codex.

Title and author from rubric (f. 3r).

Zacour-Hirsch treats full incipit as title and attributes the manuscript to Petrus Pandoni, a name for which there is a reference in the entry for Porcellius in Cosenza's Biographical and bibliographical dictionary of the Italian humanists, 1962.

Incipit: Porcelii poetae clarissimi et oratoris ortographia incipit. Lege feliciter. Et si duram mihi provinciam humanissime vir...

Explicit: Quia placuit magis consuetudine conprobari. Porcelii poete clarissimi et oratoris ortografia explicit.

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Keywords
15th century
Illumination
Treatise
Paper
Italy
Scribal manual
University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Place of Origin

Italy

Date

Written in Italy on 1 February 1460 (f. 4v).

Binding

Contemporary vellum.

Language

Latin

Provenance

Formerly owned by D. Andreas Parisino, (signature, f. 3r, 83v, 85v).

Sold by Immelen, 1952.

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Place of Origin

Italy

Date

Written in Italy on 1 February 1460 (f. 4v).

Language

Latin

Provenance

Formerly owned by D. Andreas Parisino,

Sold by Immelen, 1952.

Manuscript Overview

Abstract

Treatise on the part of grammar dealing with spelling and with the nature and value of letters and their combinations.

Notes

Ms. codex.

Title and author from rubric (f. 3r).

Zacour-Hirsch treats full incipit as title and attributes the manuscript to Petrus Pandoni, a name for which there is a reference in the entry for Porcellius in Cosenza's Biographical and bibliographical dictionary of the Italian humanists, 1962.

Incipit: Porcelii poetae clarissimi et oratoris ortographia incipit. Lege feliciter. Et si duram mihi provinciam humanissime vir...

Explicit: Quia placuit magis consuetudine conprobari. Porcelii poete clarissimi et oratoris ortografia explicit.

Script note

Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.

Decoration Note

Illuminated initials in gold, blue, red, and green (f. 3r, f. 4v); rubricated initials, headings, and underlining.

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

References
Binding Images

These are pages that we pulled aside that disrupted the flow of the manuscript reader. These may be bindings, inserts, bookmarks, and various other oddities.

Spine

Keywords
15th century
Treatise
Paper
Italy
Scribal manual
University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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