Guide To Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library


HM 47937

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ARNULF OF ORLEANS, fragment
France, s. XIIIin
//<damaged> quasi diceret Nisi dimisso milite id est pacifico et inermi. Potui si vellem. Motu surgente in principio belli moti. Foro…, Medio…, Dum…, Bella relegem…, Extremum orbem…, Transcendam…, Ardentes…, Eripiam…[ending on the verso:] Ad phicia, ad festa apollinis a phitone dicta sicut in festo palmarum ubique gencium//
Expanded version of the commentary by Arnulf of Orleans on Lucan’s Pharsalia, Bk. 6.321-4091; see B. M. Marti, ed., Arnulfi Aurelianensis Glosule super Lucanum (American Academy in Rome 1958) 327-32.
Parchment, 1 leaf; 210 × 157 (180 × 140) mm., 2 columns of 48 lines, ruled in lead (?), pricking in the outer margin. Written in a minuscule script with the lemmata underscored in ink. On the recto, a circle labelled “tessalya” in the center, with the cardinal directions along the perimeter; outside the circle, 5 irregularly shaped projections with the names of the mountains surrounding Thessaly. Written in France in the early thirteenth century. Loose in HM 1345 when that book was acquired by Henry E. Huntington in 1926 from A. S. W. Rosenbach.
Notes
1 We are grateful to Prof. B. Marti for this identification.

Abbreviations

C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Copyright 1989.
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California.
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