Three treatises bound in one volume; the title pages, colophons and a few initials are illuminated. The verso of the penultimate leaf has been used for a notarial instrument dated 28 August 1571. The last leaf [blank?] is missing and has been replaced by a leaf from another MS. ff [1-51]: Petri Pauli [Vergerii] Iustinopolitani ad Ubertinum Karrariensem De ingenuis moribus ac liberalibus adolescentiae studiis liber; ff 52-3: Ode from Vergerius to Ubertinus in 15 stanzas beginning "Kariget nobis pater atque princeps"; ff 54- Guarini Ver[onensis] ad Angelum Corbinellum Florentinum in Plutarchi De liberis educandis translationem de graeco incip[it] prohoemium; ff 89- Magni Basilii De modostudendi poetis et oratori[b]us ex graeco in latinum versum ab clarissimo oratore Leonardo [Aretino] lib[er]. Usually known as "De liberalibus studiis et ingenuis moribus".
Treatises by Petrus Paulus Vergerius the elder, Guarino Veronese and Magnus Basilius
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 288
- Dates of Creationc1450-1500
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin
- Physical Description112 leaves, octavo, 1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
f. 34 has been cut out and mistakenly tipped in between f. 35 and 36.
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Other Finding Aids
N.R. Ker, Medieval MSS. in British Libraries: I, London (1969), pp. 366-7.
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
The MS. has been mutilated by cutting and subsequently partially repaired. The illumination has been damaged by damp, and clumsily retouched, with some inaccuracies.
Compiled by K Attar.
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Originally in the Phillipps collection