Excidio Troiae historia

Record ID: 
160685
Accession number: 
MS M.1103
Title: 
Excidio Troiae historia
Created: 
Northern Italy, 1460-1470.
Binding: 
15th-century Italian blind filleted goatskin, remains of 4 brass clasps.
Credit: 
Gift of Lydia L. Redmond, in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, 1996.
Description: 
148 leaves (1 column, 29 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 303 x 203 mm
Provenance: 
A nobleman's sale (London, Sotheby's, 16 February 1931, lot 225) to Foster; Maggs; purchased from Maggs by William M. Clearwater in 1932; Lydia L. Redmond; gift of Lydia L. Redmond in memory of her mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. William M. Clearwater, in 1996.
Notes: 

Ms. historia trojana, and other texts, written and illuminated in northern Italy, ca. 1460-1470.
Decoration: three decorated initials, one preceding each text division.
Texts: 1) Dares, Historia Trojana (fols. 1-20); 2)Eutropius, Breviarum historiae romanae (fols. 21-84); 3) Florus, Epitome rerum Romanorum (fols. 86-144).

Variant Title: 

Historia Trojana

Script: 
humanistic cursive
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: