Record No.
146
Manuscript
Italy, Parma, Biblioteca Palatina, Pal. 257
Former Shelfmark(s)
N/A

Physical Description

Format
Codex
Support
Paper
Number of Leaves
i + 90 + i
Size of Leaves
219 x 158 mm.
Layout
Single column, 20 lines.
Hands
Written in one hand.
Scribe(s)
Antonius de Carpo

Contents

Language(s)
Latin
Contents

1. fols 1r-88r: Dictys of Crete (Dictys Cretensis), Ephemeridos belli Troiani

1.1. fols 1r-1v: Prologue

1.2. fols 1v-12v: Book I

1.3. fols 12v-39r: Book II

1.4. fols 39r-53r: Book III

1.5. fols 53r-66r: Book IV

1.6. fols 66r-78v: Book V

1.7. fols 78v-88r: Book VI

Colophon: Troianae historiae liber sextus et ultimus explicit per me Antonium de Carpo notarium die vigesimo septimo mensis junii anni millesimi quadringentesimi septuagesimi hora vigesima prima cum dimidia vale qui legeris.

[fols. 88v-90v: blank]

History

Date of Origin
Third quarter of the fifteenth century, 27 June 1470
Place of Origin
Northern Italy (?)
Notes

This manuscript is not included in the edition. The date is mistakenly given as 1400 by Piastra due to a misreading of the colophon.

Additional Information

Online Facsimile

N/A

Bibliography

Edition(s)

Dictys of Crete. Dictys Cretensis. Ephemeridos belli Troiani libri. A Lucio Septimio ex Graeco in Latinum sermonem translati. Accedunt papyri Dictys Graeci in Aegypto inventae. Edited by Werner Eisenhut. 2nd edn. Bibliotheca scriptorum Graecorum et Romanorum Teubneriana. Stuttgart: B. G. Teubner, 1973; 1994.

Secondary Literature

Piastra, Clelia-Maria. “Un nuovo codice di Ditti Cretese.” Aevum 27: 5 (1 September 1953): 449–50.

Last Updated on
October 18, 2018
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