[Doctrinale], [between 1350 and 1399] | Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Contains 1544 out of 2645 verses of the Doctrinale in Latin verse, according to the critical edition of that work published in 1893 by Karl Herbach. Text includes a number of interlinear glosses in Italian, which are contemporary, or nearly contemporary, with the book. Text is a palimpsest, with Villa Dei's work written over leaves of musical notation.
Title supplied by cataloger.
fol. 1r-2v: blank
fol. 3r-62v: Doctrinale puerorum / Alexandre de Villa Dei
fol. 63r-64v: blank.
Layout: Written in 13-14 lines.
Script: Written in Gothic book script by several Italian scribes.
Binding: Contemporary full vellum.
Origin: Written in Italy, probably in Tuscany, in the second half of the 14th cent. Purchased from Stonehill, 1958, 25 May.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Ill., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Pre-1650 MS 118. Item cataloged in hand, 2011.
Acquisition made accessible thanks to the generous support of the Frederick J. and Margret L. Worden Endowment.