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Ms. Codex 357 - [Sicilian religious poetry]
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Title:
[Sicilian religious poetry] [manuscript].
Origin:
[Sicily, between 1600 and 1625]
Physical description:
148 leaves : paper ; 94 x 140 (46 x 83) mm. bound to 99 x 150 mm.
Summary:
Collection of 60 poems in ottava rima on various religious themes. The author is unknown, but was probably an ecclesiastic.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 160; [1-160]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Script: Written in a single delicate cursive hand, possibly that of the author.
Binding: Contemporary limp vellum. Cover is worn and slightly loose. Various stains and smudges. Edges of some leaves worn.
Origin: Written in Sicily in the early 17th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Brief description, probably by an unidentified bookseller, on file in the Library.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 357.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 357
 
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