item TAK/4/3 - Divinae Institutiones

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Divinae Institutiones


  • c.1474-1478 (Creation)

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Latin with inserted single Greek words, from the 'Divinae Institutiones' of Lactantius. First line 1r: esse detectam. Hac de causa lapsacenos asellum Priapo quasi in. First line 1v: quos abstulerat aratori : eumq(ue) ipsum sibi co(n)stituit sacerdote(m) ac. Contains 1.21.25-45. Most likely from the edition printed by Udalricus Gallus (Ulrich Han) and Simon Nicolai Chardella in Rome, but might have been taken from the Venetian edition by Johannes de Colonia and Johannes Manthen de Geretz, as both have 37 lines per page; cf. Hain 9811 and 9814.

Physical Description: Single paper leaf printed in one column. Paper dimensions 295 x 204 mm, printed space 200 x 119 mm, 37 lines per page. Quire mark d4°.


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  • Greek
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Catalogue description by Margaret Silvers, 2014.

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