|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionUniversitätsbibliothek
ShelfmarkF III 3
Manuscript TitleComposite manuscript (Virgil)
CaptionParchment · 346 ff. · 30 x 21.5 cm · Paris · 3rd quarter of the 15th century
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript was written by Johannes Heynlin during his time in Paris between 1469 and 1471. It contains three "classic works for education", the (annotated) Bucolics, the Georgics, and the Aeneid by Virgil, as well as a whole series of pseudo-Virgilian works. The volume is finely decorated with figural initials from a Parisian studio with scenes from Virgil's works. The manuscript was probably bound in Basel, perhaps at the instigation of the Carthusian monastery, into whose possession it came when Heynlin entered the monastery.
Standard descriptionAus: HAN, Verbundkatalog Handschriften - Archive - Nachlässe, 2020.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ubb-F-III-0003 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ubb-F-III-0003)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://www.e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ubb-F-III-0003/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteBasel, Universitätsbibliothek, F III 3: Composite manuscript (Virgil) (https://www.e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ubb/F-III-0003).
DecorationFigurative, Fully Painted, Initial, Ornamental
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