Manuscript
Italy, Florence, Biblioteca nazionale centrale, Magl. XXIII. 136
Record No.
128
Former Shelfmark(s)
N/A

Physical Description

Format
Codex
Support
Paper
Number of Leaves
iv + 121 + ii
Size of Leaves
- x - mm.
Layout
1 to 2 columns, varying number of lines.
Hands
Written in more than one hand.
Scribe(s)
-

Contents

Language(s)
Latin
Contents
[incomplete listing]

1. fols 1r-8v: Dares of Phrygia (Dares Phrygius), De excidio Troiae historia

1.1. fol. 1r: Translator’s prologue

Incipit: Cornelius Nepos Salustio Crispo suo salutem.

Explicit: Nunc ad pollicitum revertamur.

1.2. fols 1r-8v: History

Incipit: Pelias rex in Poloponeso et Esonem fratrem habuit.

Explicit: Andromacham et Helenum mille ducenti.

2. fol. 8v: Item de Aenea et Antenore

Incipit: [I]gitur Aeneas cum Antenore cum adhuc apud Troiam post profectionem maneret Grecorum cunctos ex Archadia atque ex proxima pene insula solicitare cepit.

Explicit: Nunc reditum nostrorum narrare libet.

3. fols 8v-9r: De reditu Grecorum a Troia

Incipit: [I]gitur postquam impositis cunctis que singuli bello acquesierant solutis anchoralibus nauigant.

Explicit: Itaque Vlixes ubi uim ingruentium somniorum actus predictumque ab interpretibus uite exitum agnouit ab eo quem maxime credidit ulneratus obiit senior ta[?] prouectaeque etatis neque tamen inpos uel inualidus uirium.

History

Date of Origin
Fifteenth century
Place of Origin
Unknown.
Notes

There are two folios numbered 27 and two numbered 91. Faivre d’Arcier siglum FB.

Additional Information

Online Facsimile

N/A

Bibliography

Editions(s)

Dares of Phrygia. Daretis Phrygii. De excidio Troiae historia. Edited by Ferdinand Meister. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana. Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, 1873. [open access]

Secondary Literature

Faivre d’Arcier, Louis. Histoire et géographie d’un mythe: La circulation des manuscrits du “De Excidio Troiae” de Darès le Phrygien (VIIIe-XVe siècles). Mémoires et documents de l’Ecole des chartes 82. Paris: École des chartes, 2006. 47.

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October 20, 2018
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