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Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,  HRC 035
Description: ff. i + 141 + i - Old vellum over pasteboards. - Written for Marco Antonio Morosini; William Horatio Crawford (1812-1888); Eugène Piot (1812-1890); Ambrose Firmin-Didot (1790-1876); Robert Hoe (1839-1909); Hoe sale, Anderson Auction Company, New York, pt. 1, 24 April 1911 and following days, this manuscript on 1 May 1911, lot 2143. - Bond and Faye, p. 497.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/HRC035_37
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1v- 141v
Description: - Parchment - 285 x 190 mm - 2 columns. 75 lines ruled in drypoint; the text of the Horace is written in 30 lines, skipping evey other ruled line.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: VenetoCity: Venice?
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Humanistic
Figurative Decoration: Frontispiece of faun and satyr with flutes standing by a monument with inscription; coat of arms with angels.
Other Decoration: 11 large gold initials with white vine stem decoration, 6 with white vine stem borders.
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1v-55v
Author: Horace
Title: Odes
Language(s): Latin
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Front pastedown   Bookplate of Ambrose Firmin-Didot; bookplate of Robert Hoe.

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f. 1v   Frontispiece with faun and satyr playing flutes near inscribed monument.

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f. 2r   Large gold initial; white vine stem borders; Morosini coat of arms supported by angels.

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f. 17v   Large gold initial with white vine stem decoration; lettering in gold, blue, red, green, and purple; word added vertically in gutter.

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Text 2: ff. 56-140v
Author: Horace
Title: Ars poetica
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f. 56r   Large gold initial with white vine stem border; lettering in gold, blue, red, green, and purple.

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Text 3: f. 141r-v
Title: Vita Horatii
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Incipit: Oratius Flaccus libertino patre natus in Apulia; cum patre in Sabinos commigravit
Notes: Otto Keller, ed., Pseudacronis Scholia in Horatium vetustiora (Leipzig: Teubner, 1902) vol. 1 pp. 2-3 correspond to the first 8 lines on f. 141; the third text on f. 141, that begins, "Horatius Quintus Flaccus precone patre natus libertinae conditionis oriundus venusinus fuit . . . " is edited on pp. 1-2. 
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f. 141r   Life of Horace.

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