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Guide to Regulae Grammaticae et Rhetoricae With: Ovid, De Remedio Amoris Manuscript, circa 1450-1460

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Title:

Regulae Grammaticae et Rhetoricae With: Ovid, De Remedio Amoris Manuscript (Ms 99)

Dates:

circa 1450-1460

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 99

Size:

1 volume, 29 x 22 cm.

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Treatise on grammar and rhetoric. Includes decorated initials, pen and ink drawings, and blue and red ornament. Circa 1450. Bound with: De remedio Amoris / Ovid, circa 1450-1460. Text in Latin. Codex Ms 99.

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Scope Note

Treatise on grammar and rhetoric. Includes decorated initials, pen and ink drawings, and blue and red ornament. The decorated initials only go through fol. 96, after there are blank spaces left for initials but not filled in.

The first eleven leaves of the codex are missing, it begins with fol. 12. The missing leaves contained rules 1 and 2 of the grammar.

Provenance: Cardinal Braschi (approximately the 1760s) and Marquis of Taccone of Naples (approximately late 18th century). Purchased by the University of Chicago from Calvary, S., & Co., Berlin in 1891.

Bound with: De remedio Amoris / Ovid.

Text in Latin. Codex Ms 99.

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INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 99

View cover (front)-fol. 90v.

View fols. 91r-cover (back.)