|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
Manuscript TitleRhetorica ad Herennium
CaptionParchment and paper · 238 ff. · 21 x 14.5 cm · around 1470
Manuscript SummaryThe extensively glossed Rhetorica ad Herennium in the front part of this composite manuscript was copied by Johannes Heynlin, who also brought this book with him to the Carthusian Monastery of Basel. The text from the 1st century BC represents the oldest surviving theory of rhetoric in Latin; it was very popular during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, as attested by a vast tradition of more than 100 manuscripts as well as translations into numerous European languages. The volume transmits principles of rhetoric that have remained valid until to this day.
Standard descriptionAus: HAN, Verbundkatalog Handschriften - Archive - Nachlässe, 2018.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-Inc-0705 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-Inc-0705)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-Inc-0705/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, Inc 705: Rhetorica ad Herennium (http://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ubb/Inc-0705).
DecorationInitial, Ornamental, Tinted Drawing
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With in situ fragmentFlyleaf
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