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Guide to Gregory I, Pope, Morali. Manuscript, circa 1475

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Gregory I, Pope, Morali. Manuscript (Ms 59)


circa 1475

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 59


1 volume; 29 x 22 cm


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


Moral teaching. Text in Italian. Codex Ms 59.

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The manuscript is open for research.

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Scope Note

A much-published fifteenth century Italian recension of Pope Gregory the Great's Morali, or "Treatise on Morals." A fair copy in a single unidentified hand, this codex contains a table of contents but no index or marginal notations.

Bound in modern half-leather.

Text in Italian.

225 leaves.

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 59

View cover (front)-fol. 43v.

View fols. 44r-102r.

View fols. 102v-163v.

View fols. 164r-cover (back.)