This rare Virgil manuscript originates from the 5th century and was personally edited by the consul Turcius Rufius Apronianus Asterius

Codex Laurentianus Mediceus

Italy — 5th Century

Codex Laurentianus Mediceus

Codex Laurentianus Mediceus

Italy — 5th Century

  1. The text of the Georgics, Aeneid, and part of the Eclogues is written in rustic capitals

  2. Corrections in red ink were made by the Italian humanist Julius Pomponius Laetus (1428-98)

  3. It was acquired from the Vatican Library by Cosimo I de' Medici (1519-74), Grand Duke of Tuscany

Codex Laurentianus Mediceus

Alternative Titles:
  • Scilicet P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolicorum pars, Georgicorum libri IV et Aeneidos libri XII
Vergili Medicei simillimum publice phototypice impressum. Codex Laurentianus Mediceus
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Alternative Titles
Scilicet P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolicorum pars, Georgicorum libri IV et Aeneidos libri XII
Size / Format
221 folios / 22.0 × 15.0 cm
Origin
Italy
Date
5th Century
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1 available facsimile edition(s) of „Codex Laurentianus Mediceus“

Vergili Medicei simillimum publice phototypice impressum. Codex Laurentianus Mediceus
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Vergili Medicei simillimum publice phototypice impressum. Codex Laurentianus Mediceus

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Limited Edition
500 copies
Binding
Vellum binding with brown leather straps and cream leather facings
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Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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