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Guide to Domizio Calderino, Commentaria in Martialem. Manuscript, 1475-1490

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Calderino, Domizio, Commentaria in Martialem. Manuscript (Ms 11)



Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 11


1 volume, 33 x 24 cm.


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Commentary on obscure words and phrases, and general interpretation of the text of Martial. Text in Latin. Codex Ms 11.

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An explication of obscure words and phrases, and general interpretation, of the text of Martial, by the prolific Italian commentator Domizio Calderini. Skillfully executed in a rapid humanistic minuscule with over 700 three-line burnished gold capitals on a ground of blue and/or green with white and yellow line-work.

Text in Latin.

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 11

View cover (front)-fol. 19r.

View fols. 19v-42v.

View fols. 43r-66r.

View fols. 66v-89v.

View fols. 90r-114r. (Fol. 90 mostly cut away.)

View fols. 114v-cover (back.)