Falck, Peter (ca. 1468-1519)
Paper manuscript containing the Parallel Lives of Plutarch in latin translation. The first page features a golden initial on a background of white vine stem decoration, as well as a coat of arms in the bottom margin, perhaps that of Guiniforte Zazzi, Pavia professor of law; on the sides of the coat of arms can be read the name of Peter Falck (†1519), the Fribourg humanist through whom the manuscript reached Fribourg before becoming part of the library of the Capuchins, and, in 2004, of the University Library.
Online Since: 10/04/2011
- Falck, Peter (Former possessor) Found in: Standard description
- Bruni, Leonardo (Author) | Bruni, Leonardo (Translator) | Falck, Peter (Former possessor) | Giustiniani, Leonardo (Translator) | Jacobus, Angelus de Scarperia (Translator) | Philelphus, Franciscus (Translator) | Plutarchus (Author) | Xenophon (Author) Found in: Standard description
This manuscript contains a collection of computistic and astronomical texts, as well as medical recipes in German (Alemannic) and Latin. Among the identified texts there are excerpts from the Buch der Natur by Konrad von Megenberg. Spaces intended for decorations and perhaps for illustrations have remained blank.
Online Since: 06/22/2017