Record No.
270
Manuscript
Vatican City, Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. lat. 72
Former Shelfmark(s)
N/A

Physical Description

Format
Codex
Support
Parchment
Number of Leaves
ii (modern paper) + 12 + i (modern paper)
Size of Leaves
235 x 170 mm.
Layout
2 columns, 34 lines.
Hands
Written in one hand.
Scribe(s)
Unknown.

Contents

Language(s)
Latin
Contents

1. fols 1ra-12va: Dares of Phrygia (Dares Phrygius), De excidio Troiae historia

Rubric: De excidio Troiano (by a later hand on the upper margin)

Rubric: Ystroia Daretis Frigii de Greco in Latinum a Cornelio translata

1.1. fol. 1ra: Translator’s prologue

Incipit: Cornelius Nepos Salustii Crispo suo salutem.

Explicit: Nunc ad pollicitum revertamur.

1.2. fols 1ra-12rb: History

Rubric: Incipit tractatus.

Incipit: Peleus rex Esonem fratrem habuit.

Explicit: Andromacham et Helenum mille ducenti. Hucusque ystoria daretis perscripta est.

1.3. fol. 12va: List of fighters

Incipit: Quis Troianorum quem Grecorum occideret.

Explicit: Neoptolemus Penteliseam. Finito libro referatur gratia Christo. Amen.

History

Date of Origin
Beginning of the fourteenth century
Place of Origin
Italy
Notes

Faivre d’Arcier siglum RE.

Additional Information

Online Facsimile

N/A

Bibliography

Edition(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. 82.

Pellegrin, Elisabeth, et al. Les manuscrits classiques latins de la Bibliothèque Vaticane. 3 vols. Paris: Centre national de la recherche scientifique, 1975-2010. 1: 120.

Last Updated on
November 30, 2018
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