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Guide to Diodorus, Siculus, Bibliotheca historica. Manuscript, circa 1450-1460

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Diodorus, Siculus, Bibliotheca historica. Manuscript (Ms 14)


circa 1450-1460

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 14


1 volume; 28 x 20 cm.


Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
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Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.


Books one through five of Bibliotheca historica, translated from the Greek by Poggio Braccioline. Text in Latin. Codex Ms 14.

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Books one through five of Diodorus' history of the world, in the translation from the Greek of Poggio Braccioline (1380-1459). Binding is eighteenth century red-brown calf, gilt. Some capitals in red. ff 190.

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 14

View cover (front)-fol. 21r.

View fols. 21v-46r.

View fols. 46v-70r.

View fols. 70v-95r.

View fols. 95v-120r.

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View fols. 145v-170r.

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