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Ms. Codex 828 - Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316 - Liber de homine
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 828 - Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316 - Liber de homine
Llull, Ramon, 1232?-1316.
Liber de homine [manuscript].
[Italy, 14--]
Physical description:
83 leaves : paper ; 215 x 150 (124 x 96) mm. bound to 215 x 148 mm.
Philosophical and theological considerations of the nature of human beings.
Ms. codex.
Title from incipit (f. 4r), attribution from explicit (f. 82v).
Incipit: Deus ad laudem tuam et ob tuum honorem. Incipimus hunc librum de homine (f. 4r).
Explicit: Per magistrum Raymundum Luli de dicta civitate Maioricarum. Laus domino nostro Iesu Christo, et beatae Marie virgini matri dei, beato Michaeli archangelo, beato Marco Evangeliste, beato Yeronimo, beato Fantino, totique celesti curiae triumphanti. Deo gratias.
Foliation: Paper, 83; [iii], [1-80]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 24 long lines; ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.
Decoration: Rubricated headings, chapter numbers, and capital strokes; red initials with simple black ornamentation, some with grotesque faces (for example, f. 33r, 37r), at the beginning of each chapter.
Binding: Oak boards; two leather straps with metal clasps, one detached and stored with manuscript.
Origin: Written in Italy in the 15th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 828.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 828
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