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Ms. Codex 243 - Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295 - Leticha
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1580850
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__|a  (OCoLC)ocn155964081
__|a  (OCoLC)155964081
__|a  (CStRLIN)PAUR95-A316
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__|a  PU |e  amremm |c  PAULM |d  PAULM
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__|a  ocn122543434
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_9|a  Ms. Codex 243
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__|a  PAUM
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1_|a  Alderotti, Taddeo, |d  1223-1295.
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10|a  Leticha / |c  del magnio filosefo Aristotile.
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__|a  [Italy, |c  ca. 1500]
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__|a  33 leaves : |b  paper, col. ill. ; |c  285 x 197 (208 x 115) mm. bound to 293 x 201 mm.
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__|a  Ms. codex.
__|a  Title from opening rubric (f. 1r): Qui comenza lo libro chiamato leticha del magnio filosefo Aristotile pieno de moralita Iesus Cristus.
__|a  Collation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 33 + i (modern paper); 1¹²(+1), 2⁵, 3⁵; 1-33; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
__|a  Layout: Written in 46 long lines; ruled in lead; some prickings visible.
__|a  Script: Written in a humanistic script by a single hand.
__|a  Decoration: Contains 46 large decorated initials throughout, in a variety of colors; decorated with complicated interlacings of serrated branchwork with cone-like fruit; two of the initials have a small coat of arms in the center (f. 1r, 15v); headings to the prologue and the various sections written in red, purple and green; capitals touched with yellow.
__|a  Binding: Modern half vellum.
__|a  Origin: Written in Italy, ca. 1500 (Zacour-Hirsch).
__|a  Many stains and smudges. Slight wormhole damage, obliterating a few words of text on the first few folios. Edges starting to fray and tear in a few places. Binding and cover in good condition.
__|a  This text, with contemporary foliation 1-33, is missing its final leaf and was once followed by a treatise on the cardinal virtues based on Valerius Maximus and others, foliated 35-67, now the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library's Marston 43 (Eugenio Refini, University of Warwick).
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__|a  Italian compendium of Aristotle's Nichomachean ethics.
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__|a  Italian.
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1_|a  Gift of Charles W. Burr, 1938 (bookplate, inside upper cover).
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4_|a  Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), |c  p. 93 (Ms. Italian 4).
4_|a  Riley, Lyman W. "Aristotle Texts and Commentaries to 1700 in the University of Pennsylvania Library." Part V. The Library Chronicle XXIV (1958), 86-98. This manuscript listed in the section: "Manuscripts (Catalogued by Norman P. Zacour)," |c  p. 94 (item number M4).
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__|a  UPenn Ms. Codex 243
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0_|n  Formerly followed by another text, now Marston 43, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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00|a  Aristotle. |t  Nicomachean ethics |v  Early works to 1800.
00|a  Aristotle |x  Criticism and interpretation |v  Early works to 1800.
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_0|a  Ethics |v  Early works to 1800.
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_0|a  Manuscripts, Italian |y  16th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, Renaissance.
_7|a  Codices. |2  aat
_7|a  Compendiums. |2  aat
_7|a  Translations. |2  aat
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1_|a  Burr, Charles W. |q  (Charles Walts), |d  1861-1944, |e  former owner.
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__|b  Rare Book & Manuscript Library |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  Ms. Codex 243
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__|a  DLA |b  20091222
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__|a  C0 |b  PAULM

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Collection: Penn Collection
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 16th century
Date: 1500
Genre: Codices
Genre: Compendiums
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 16th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Translations
Subject: Aristotle
Subject: Criticism and interpretation
Subject: Ethics
Author: Alderotti, Taddeo, 1223-1295
Related names: Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861-1944, former owner
Page material: Paper