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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 184
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Maximos Planudes, Vita Aesopi
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · (1) + 54 + (2) ff. · 19.5 x 11.5 cm · Florence · 15th century, around 1482-1485
Language:
Language
Ancient Greek
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
A luxurious copy of the Life of Aesop, part historical and part legendary, that was compiled around 1300 by Maximos Planudes. These pages once constituted the first part of a manuscript of Aesop's Fables , which today is held primarily in New York. It was written in Florence between 1482 and 1485 by Démétrios Damilas, one of the main scribes at the court of the Medici, for Lorenzo the Magnificent’s young son Piero II de' Medici, who was 10-12 years old at the time. On the splendid frontispiece one can recognize the portraits of Planudes and Piero II. (and)
Standard description:
Standard description
Patrick Andrist, Manuscrits grecs de la Fondation Martin Bodmer. Étude et catalogue scientifique, Bâle : Schwabe 2016, p. 147-153.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0184 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0184)
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http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0184
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Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 184: Maximos Planudes, Vita Aesopi (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0184).
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12/17/2015
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