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Ms. Codex 461 - Robbia, Luca di Simone della - Vita di Bartolommeo di Meo di Taldo di Valore Rustichelli.
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 461 - Robbia, Luca di Simone della - Vita di Bartolommeo di Meo di Taldo di Valore Rustichelli.
Author:
Robbia, Luca di Simone della.
Title:
Vita di Bartolommeo di Meo di Taldo di Valore Rustichelli... [manuscript] / fatta volgare da me Piero della Stufa, canonico fiorentino, scritta latina da Luca di Simone della Robbia.
Origin:
[Florence?, ca. 1600]
Physical description:
64 leaves : paper ; 268 x 186 (217 x 142) mm. bound to 278 x 201 mm.
Summary:
Valori was a pro-Imperial Florentine aristocrat who supported Pope Clement VII, Alessandro de' Medici, and the Medici family's claims to power in the struggles after the 1527 sack of Rome. In 1535, however, he left Florence to join the republican exiles. He was captured at the 1537 Battle of Montemurlo and soon after executed with his sons by Duke Cosimo I.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f.186r). Title on spine: Vita di Bartolo.Valore.
Incipit: La città di Firenze...
Foliation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 64 + i (modern paper); 186-249; foliated in ink in a contemporary hand, bottom center recto. Catchwords on lower right verso.
Layout: Written in 18 lines.
Script: Written in cursive script in one hand, the same as that of Ms. Codex 460.
Binding: 19th century half morocco.
Origin: Written in Florence [?], ca. 1600.
Presumably originally bound with preceding Ms. Codex 460.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 461
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania, Ms. Codex 461
 
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