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St Antonino Pierozzi OP, Medicina dell’anima: MS 173

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St Antonino Pierozzi OP, Medicina dell’anima


St Antonino Pierozzi OP (Author)


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, iii modern paper flyleaves + ii original paper flyleaves (the first is a lifted pastedown) + 72 fols. (fol. 72 is a lifted pastedown) + iii modern paper flyleaves, 232 x 152 mm (150 x 90 mm), 37 long lines, ruled in brown ink, catchwords.

BINDING: Fifteenth century wooden boards and metal bosses, re-used in the new binding, which is covered in dark brown goatskin and was made by Robert Proctor in the 1990s

CONTENTS: fols. 1r-70v St Antonino Pierozzi, Medicina dell’anima, with prologue (fols. 1r-2v)

ORNAMENTATION: Two blue initials [6-7 ll.] with red pen flourishing for Prologue and start of text; alternate red and blue initials [3 ll.] with purple or red pen flourishing for minor text divisions.


History note: Note in a sixteenth-century hand on fol. ii verso: Codex. CXI. Continet Summam S. Antonini cui titulus Curam illius habe. Sec XV; S.A. Mostras (ex- libris, fol. i verso); purchased for the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1891.

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Method of acquisition: Bought (1891)


Mid 15th century
Production date: circa AD 1450

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Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: uiuit et discere
  • Type: Secundo folio

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 173
Primary reference Number: 179714
Project ID: 399
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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