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Guide to Bruni, Leonardo, De primo bello Punico. Manuscript, circa 1460

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Bruni, Leonardo, De primo bello Punico. Manuscript (Ms 31)

Dates:

circa 1460

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 31

Size:

1 volume; 22 x 14 cm

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Collation of materials derived directly from Polybius and Plutarch, which was first printed in 1498 under the title Polybius de primo bello Punico et Plutarchi paralelia. Text in Latin. Codex Ms 31.

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Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Bruni, Leonardo, De primo bello Punico. Manuscript, Codex Ms 31, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

A collection of materials by Leonardo Aretino Bruni (1369-1444), an Italian historian and statesman. This codex was derived directly from Polybius and Plutarch, which was first printed in 1498 under the title Polybius de primo bello Punico et Plutarchii paralelia. The codex is written in fine, clean, well-rounded, Italian "humanist" minuscule, on paper which appears to have been manufactured in Northern Italy during the years 1451-1461.

Old board with half-leather, rough nails, clasp.

Text in Latin.

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INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 31

View cover (front)-fol. 24v.

View fols. 25r-57v.

View fols. 58r-89v.

View fols. 90r-cover (back.)