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Ms. Codex 378 - Storia dell'impero d'occidente
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Title:
Storia dell'impero d'occidente [manuscript].
Origin:
[Italy, 1792-1799]
Physical description:
313 leaves : paper ; 298 x 200 (260 x 138) mm. bound to 308 x 211 mm.
Language(s):
Italian.
Contents:
Serie degli'imperatori d'occidente, f. 1-31 (p. i-lii) is a descriptive table of contents for this volume, which covers dates from 742-1273 (p. i-vi), with contents for a following volume with dates through 1792. Text begins on f. 32r. This volume is a fragment of a larger work. Not identical with Ms. Codex 379.
Provenance:
Purchased, 1961.
Subject:
Italy - History.
Germany - History.
Papacy - History.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Histories.
Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (p. 1). Title on spine: Imperador Par. II. Tom. II.
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 313 + i (contemporary paper); [lii], 1-283, 286-561, [v]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary half calf.
Origin: Written in Italy after 1792.
Indexed / Referenced in:
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), p. 120 (Ms. Italian 137).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 378
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 378

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 18th century
Date: 1792
Genre: Codices
Genre: Histories
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century
Geography: Germany
Geography: Italy
Geography: Papacy
Page material: Paper