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Ms. Codex 576 - Statuta civilia causarum civitatis Comi
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Statuta civilia causarum civitatis Comi [manuscript] / elargita a D. Sebastiano Perto.
[Italy, between 1675 and 1725]
Physical description:
135 leaves : paper.
Begins with Rubrica statutoru novoru ... (detailed table of contents), [p. iii-xii], ends with a month-by-month list of local feast days and movable feasts, p. 218-222.
Purchased, 1960.
Como (Italy) - History.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Latin - 17th century.
Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Ms. codex.
Title from p. iii, with attribution "elargita a D. Sebastiano Perto"[in a second hand] from p. i.
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 135; [xxviii], 1-222, [223-242]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corner.
Script: Written in a cursive script by one hand.
Decoration: Rubricated headings and initials throughout.
Binding: Contemporary vellum.
Origin: Written in Italy in the late 16th or early 17th 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. 172 (Ms. Lea 118).
L. Fontana, I, pp. 377-381, especially p. 379, describes several manuscripts in private hands of which one might be identical with this manuscript.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 576
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 576

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 17th century
Century: 18th century
Date: 1600
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 17th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century
Genre: Statutes
Geography: Como (Italy)
Page material: Paper