Divine Comedy of Alfonso of Aragon

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona; Divine Comedy of Alfonso of Aragon; Divine Comédie de Alphonse d’Aragon; Göttliche Komödie des Alfons von Aragon.
CURRENT LOCATION
United Kingdom, London, British Library, Ms. Yates Thompson 36.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2006). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
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Divine Comedy of Alfonso of Aragon

ALTERNATIVE TITLES
Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona; Divine Comedy of Alfonso of Aragon; Divine Comédie de Alphonse d’Aragon; Göttliche Komödie des Alfons von Aragon.
CURRENT LOCATION
United Kingdom, London, British Library, Ms. Yates Thompson 36.
FACSIMILE EDITION
Divina Commedia di Alfonso d’Aragona: Franco Cosimo Panini Editore (Modena, 2006). Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document: the facsimile reproduces as close as possible the codicological characteristics of the original document; the binding might not correspond to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment. Limited edition: 750 copies. Commentary: Italian. Slipcase.
Copyright photos: Illuminated Facsimiles, Franco Cosimo Panini Editore

FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 367 x 256 mm, 396 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy.
CHRONOLOGY – 15th century: 1442-1450.
PATRONAGE AND OWNERS – The manuscript was commissioned by the King of Naples Alfonso V of Aragon, called the Magnanimous (1396-1458). Then it was preserved in the Monastery of San Miguel in Valencia from 1513. It was later purchased by Henry Yates Thompson (1838-1928) and finally donated to the British Library after his death.
GENRE – Literature.
CONTENTS – Full text of Dante Alighieri's poem.
LANGUAGE – Italian.
SCRIPT – Gothica textura rotunda.
DECORATION – Over 100 miniatures, 3 historiated initials.
ARTIST – Lorenzo di Pietro called il Vecchietta, Giovanni di Paolo.
STYLE – Renaissance.


Alighieri’s, Alighieri’s


d’Aragon, d’Aragon


d’Aragona, d’Aragona

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