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Detailed record for Arundel 362

Author Juvenal ; Aulus Persius Flaccus
Title Satires (ff. 1-120v); Satires (ff. 122-142v)
Origin Italy, Central (Florence?)
Date 1st half of the 15th century
Language Latin
Script Semi-humanistic
Decoration 23 large and smaller initials in red or blue with red pen-flourishing (ff. 1, 6, 11v, 21v, 26v, 32, 52v, 60, 68v, 73v, 84v, 91, 95v, 103, 113v, 119, 122 (2x), 126v, 129, 132v, 134, 140). Capital letters at the beginning of a line highlighted in red.
Dimensions in mm 240 x 170 (155 x 100)
Official foliation ff. 142 + I* (+ 1 modern paper flyleaf at the beginning, and 1 medieval and 1 modern paper flyleaves at the end)
Form Paper codex
Binding BM/BL in-house. Rebound in 1963.
Provenance Inscribed in red ink with a date(?), or number of initials(?): '13 ltas(?) 23' (f. [143]v).
Johann Pirckheimer (b. 1440, d. 1501), son of Hans Pirckheimer, Nuremberg patrician, jurist, diplomat, and humanist: annotated in his hand (see Holzberg 1981).
? Thomas Howard (b. 1585, d. 1646), 2nd earl of Arundel, 4th earl of Surrey, and 1st earl of Norfolk, art collector and politician.
Henry Howard (b. 1628, d. 1684), 6th duke of Norfolk, presented to the Royal Society in 1667.
The Royal Society, London (its ink stamp: 'Soc. Reg. Lond / ex dono HENR. HOWARD / Norfolciensis.', f. 1v; its book-plate with the pencil inscription: ‘XIII.8.21’, inside upper cover).
Purchased by the British Museum from the Royal Society together with 549 other Arundel manuscripts in 1831.
Select bibliography Catalogue of Manuscripts in The British Museum, New Series, 1 vol. in 2 parts (London: British Museum, 1834-1840), I, part I: The Arundel Manuscripts, p. 107.

Niklas Holzberg, Willibald Pirckheimer: Griechischer Humanismus in Deutschland, Humanistische Bibliothek, ed. by Ernesto Grassi, series I: Abhandlungen, vol. 41 (Munich: Fink, 1981), p. 39.
Last revised: 02 December 2005


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