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Ms. Codex 606 - Giannone, Pietro, 1676-1748 - Professione di fede
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Other: Ms. Codex 606 - Giannone, Pietro, 1676-1748 - Professione di fede
Giannone, Pietro, 1676-1748.
Professione di fede [manuscript] / scritta da Pietro Giannone al P. D. Giuseppe Sanfelice Giesuita dimorante in Roma per la santità, e fervoroso zelo e calde esortazioni si è il medesimo convertito à quella credenza, che ei inculca nelle sue Riflessioni morali, e teologiche, con dubbi propostoli intorno alla medesime.
Physical description:
96 leaves : paper ; 306 x 208 (232 x 150) mm. bound to 313 x 220 mm.
Copy of ironical statement of faith, originally written following the publication in 1728 of the criticism of the Jesuit Giuseppe Sanfelice, while the author was in Vienna. Followed by Abbiura del Doctor Pietro Giannone (f. 89r-96v), a record of interrogations and retractions, including statements by Giannone and Vicar General Joannes Albertus Alferius, originally written in 1738 (f. 96v) while Giannone was imprisoned in Turin. Both were published among Giannone's posthumous works beginning in 1755.
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, ii + 96 + ii; 1-2⁸ 3¹⁰ 4¹⁴ 5¹⁰ 6¹⁴ 7¹⁰ 8¹⁴ 9⁸; 1-96, contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 25 long lines.
Script: Written in cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary (18th-century) parchment.
Origin: Written in Italy in the second half of the 18th century.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 606
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 606
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