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Manuscript: Virgil, Aeneid: Ovid, Ars Amatoria, 1484

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Virgil, and Ovid, (1484) Manuscript: Virgil, Aeneid: Ovid, Ars Amatoria, 1484. [Image]

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Manuscript: Virgil, Aeneid; Ovid, Ars Amatoria. Written on paper in German littera hybrida, in the late 15th century. A cheap book for students, containing the texts of two important classical works. Its (originally) wide margins are heavily annotated by a contemporary German scholar. Similar notes are found in other German copies of about the same date. On fo. 1r, in a 16th-cent. hand, ‘Sum ex libris Elia. Hutt[ . . .] 80 [lined through] 83’; on fo. 324r ‘Hic liber est Leonardi de bylb’ [lined through]. Pen-trials on fo. 324v. include words and phrases in German: ‘florentina mater’, ‘wie gernn,’ ‘Iunckfraw Elisabett in asiam,’ ‘Junckfraw ir Seyts gar wolgem’m auf.’ Acquired by the University Library from the New York bookseller B. M. Rosenthal in 1961. Cent Rare PA 6801 .A2 1484.

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Keywords: manuscript, Virgil, Ovid, Aeneid, Ars Amatoria, German littera hybrida, bookseller, B.M. Rosenthal, New York
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2009 06:48
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:57
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/8529
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