[Notes on lectures delivered by Jacques Sirmond on Virgil and Cicero] / [Michael Reginaldus]

Author
Reginaldus, Michael, active 16th century [Browse]
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
Mussiponti, [France], [1583?]
Description
96 leaves : paper ; 206 x 155 (145-160 x 95-100) mm bound to 207 x 162 mm.

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Summary note
Notes on lectures covering Virgil and Cicero delivered by Jacques Sirmond in 1582–1583 at the Jesuit college in Pont-à-Mousson, France.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Occasional marginalia (e.g., fols. 39-41) and Greek words and phrases.
  • Collation: Paper ; fol. 96 + i ; foliation in ink.
  • Layout: 24-37 long liner per page ; frame-ruled.
  • Description: Watermarks (tower with crenellations and a door within a shield; eagle)
  • Origin: Written in Pont-à-Mousson by Michael Reginaldus, probably around 1583.
Binding note
France, late 16th or early 17th century. Sewn on four cords laced into a limp-parchment wrapper, with the remains of two leather ties at the fore-edge.
Language note
Latin;
Script
Secretary.
Contents
  • 1. fol. 1r-37v: Annotationes in Publii Virgilii Maronis Librum Duodecimum. Lecture notes on Virgil’s Aeneid, book XII. The notes were taken by Michael Reginaldus.
  • 2. fol. 39r-70r: Argumentum. Lecture notes on Cicero's Oratio pro Plancio.
  • 3. fol. 75r-95v: Annotationes P. Virgilii Maronis in Li[b]rvm Tertivm Æneidos. Lecture notes on Virgil’s Aeneid, book III.
Provenance
Intermediate provenance is unknown. Sold through Sotheby's, London by Abbé Luigi Celotti in 1895. It was purchased by Thomas Thorpe, who sold it later to Sir Thomas Phillips. His grandson Thomas Fitzroy Fenwick's signature is present in the MS. It was sold from the Phillipps collection at Sotheby's, London to Bernard Quaritch, who sold it to Junius Spencer Morgan. His gift to the Princeton University Library, where it was accessioned in July 1899 as no. 118262.
Source acquisition
Gift; Junius Spencer Morgan, 1899.
References
Medieval & Renaissance manuscripts in the Princeton University Library, volume 2, pages 228-229.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
France Pont-à-Mousson.
Title from print catalog
  • Lecture notes on Virgil and Cicero
OCLC
1107076828
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