Plutarch / Cornelius Nepos.

Record ID: 
77313
Accession number: 
MS M.418
Title: 
Plutarch / Cornelius Nepos.
Created: 
Italy, probably in Florence, ca. 1470.
Binding: 
Calf, ca. 1800, with the arms of Cardinal Romualdo Braschi Onesti.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910.
Description: 
140 leaves (1 column, 26 lines), bound : paper ; 210 x 140 mm
Provenance: 
Cardinal Romualdo Braschi Onesti (1753-1817); probably Marchese Taccone of Naples collection; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Alexandre Imbert in July 1910; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written in Italy, probably in Florence, ca. 1470.
Texts: Vita Dionis, by Plutarch (fol. 1-49v); Vitae imperatorum, by Cornelius Nepos (fol. 50-137).
Scribe: Antonius; signed in Greek on fol. 139; it has been suggested that Antonius may be Antonius Logothethes.

Script: 
humanistic cursive
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: