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Humanist texts.

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Language:
Latin. In latin, humanistic cursive script.
Earliest possible date:
1470
Latest possible date:
1479
Imprint:
[Florence, ca. 1475.]
Format:
  • Manuscript/Archive
  • 1 v. (48 leaves); 22 cm.
Citation:
Reported to: Bibliothèque Nationale pre-1600 manuscript census.
Summary:
Two of the texts were frequently printed; Boccaccio's Epistola Consolatoria and the pseudo-Bernard letter. The other texts are probably unpublished.
Note:
Twelve texts, many written by leading Florentine humanists including Giovanni Boccaccio, Giovanni Nesi, Cristoforo Landino, Donato Acciaiuoli, Francesco Berlinghieri, Matteo Brocchardi, and Giovanni di Donato Cocchi. Ownership inscription of Giovanni di Bartolommeo Scala, a humanist and judge prominent in Florence, who began his career in the employ of Cosimo de Medici.
Provenance:
Purchased, 1978.
Contributor:
Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 1091-1153
Subjects:

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