Select manuscript from this collection: Cod. Bodmer 1  Cod. Bodmer 77 Cod. Bodmer 79  V-7.2  63/195
Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 78
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Guido de Columnis, Historia destructionis Troiae
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 88 ff. · 32.5 x 23 cm · Italy, Venice · 14th century (around 1370?)
Language:
Language
Latin, Italian
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This 14th century parchment manuscript preserves the "Historia destructionis Troiae" by Guido de Columnis for posterity. Its 187 miniatures crafted by Giustino da Forlì portray the most important scenes of the Trojan War against a background of the Gothic architecture of Venice. The margins of the manuscript reveal written traces of the collaborative efforts of the copyist and the illuminator: the scribe made notes in Venetian dialect indicating the plan for incorporating a series of miniature illustrations, which were then duly added by the illuminator. (fmb)
Standard description:
Standard description
Pellegrin Elisabeth, Manuscrits latins de la Bodmeriana, Cologny-Genève 1982, pp. 144-147.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-cb-0078 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-cb-0078)
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http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0078
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How to quote
Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 78: Guido de Columnis, Historia destructionis Troiae (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0078).
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Online Since
07/31/2007
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