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Ms. Codex 263 - Spirito, Lorenzo - Il Publico di Lorenzo Spirito Perugino nel quale si contiene il Lamento di Perugia essendo sogiogata
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Author:
Spirito, Lorenzo.
Title:
Il Publico di Lorenzo Spirito Perugino nel quale si contiene il Lamento di Perugia essendo sogiogata [manuscript].
Origin:
[Italy, between 1550 and 1599]
Physical description:
80 leaves : paper ; 194 x 133 (158 x 100) mm. bound to 196 x 135 mm.
Language(s):
Italian.
Biographical / Organizational History:
Lorenzo Spirito (real name, Lorenzo Gualtieri) was secretary of Niccolo Piccinino (contemporary note, front flyleaf i recto).
Summary:
Poem in terzine, in 16 canti.
Provenance:
Sold by Renzo Rizzi (Bollettino no. 5, item 46), 1956.
Related names:
Lippi, Carlo, scribe.
Subject:
Italian literature - 16th century.
Italian poetry - 16th century.
Perugia (Italy) - History.
Perugia (Italy) - Poetry.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Poems.
Manuscripts, Italian - 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from heading (f. 1r).
Incipit: Lume del ciel che l'universo vedi, / robando sempre lo stellato chiostro / ... (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 80 + i (contemporary paper); 1-80; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 18 long lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script, in the hand of Carlo Lippi (f. 75v).
Binding: Contemporary limp vellum with remnants of leather ties; spine reads Lorenzo Spirito.
Origin: Written in Italy in the second half of the 16th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
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. 96 (Ms. Italian 21).
Other Titles:
Lume del ciel che l'universo vedi.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 263
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 263

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 16th century
Date: 1550
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 16th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Poems
Subject: Italian literature
Subject: Italian poetry
Geography: Perugia (Italy)
Author: Spirito, Lorenzo
Related names: Lippi, Carlo, scribe
Page material: Paper