Virgil: Paris Codex

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Virgil: Paris Codex

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ALTERNATIVE TITLES – Publius Vergilius Maro: Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis, Appendix Vergiliana – Publio Virgilio Marón: Bucólicas, Geórgicas, Eneida, Appendix Vergiliana – Vergil: Eklogen, Georgica, Aeneis, Appendix Vergiliana.
FEATURES – Codex on parchment, 260 x 169 mm, 231 pp.
ORIGIN – Italy: Ferrara.
CHRONOLOGY – 15th century: 1458.
PATRONAGE – Leonardo Sanudo (or Sanuto).
FORMER OWNERS – Leonardo Sanudo; Marino Sanuto the Younger (1466-1536); Paul Pétau, Paulus Petavius in Latin (1568-1614).
GENRE – Literature.
CONTENTS – Works by Vergil: Eclogues (or Bucolics), Georgics, Aeneid, Appendix Vergiliana; commentary by Maurus Servius Honoratus.
LANGUAGE – Latin.
SCRIBE – Leonardo Sanudo.
DECORATION – 72 miniatures; decorated initials.
ARTIST – Giorgio d’Alemagna; Guglielmo Giraldi.
STYLE – Renaissance.
EXTERNAL LINKS – Bibliothèque Nationale de France (digitized manuscript)Bibliothèque Nationale de France (Archives et manuscrits).

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Virgilio: Codice di Parigi; Eneide Bucoliche Georgiche; Virgile de; Marin; Marius

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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 corresponds to that of the original document as it appears at the present moment.
Publisher: Treccani (Rome, 2017).
Limited edition: 499 copies.
Commentary: Bray Massimo, Canfora Giuliano, Ferrante Gennaro, Mazzucchi Andrea.

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