Petrarca: Trionfi - Berlin Codex

Petrarca: Trionfi - Berlin Codex Facsimile Edition

Probably Paris (France) — Ca. 1560

No longer Roman generals and soldiers, but love, chastity, and eternity as allegorical triumphators: Petrarch's poetic reinterpretation of ancient triumphal processions in the 14th century

  1. The highly popular work of poetry was written by the humanist scholar Francesco Petrarca (1304–74)

  2. It is concerned with allegorical figures like Love, Chastity, Glory, Eternity, Time, and Death

  3. This splendid French manuscript from ca. 1560 is embellished by 18 watercolor miniatures

Petrarca: Trionfi - Berlin Codex

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Petrarca: Trionfi - Berlin Codex

Trionfi or Triumphs by Petrarch is a series of poems evoking the Roman triumph, where a victorious general and their army paraded through Rome with their captives and spoils. Written in Italian, it was a popular humanist work consisting of twelve chapters concerning the triumphs of the allegorical figures Love, Chastity, Glory, Eternity, Time, and Death who conquer each other in turn before further triumphs are awarded to Time and Eternity. Originating from France ca. 1560, this splendid manuscript is embellished by 18 watercolor miniatures illustrating Petrarch’s text.

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Alternative Titles
Petrarca: Trionfi - Berliner Codex
Die Sechs Triumphe und die sechs Visionen des Herrn Francesco Petrarca
Triumphs of Petrarch
I trionfi di Petrarca
Size / Format
54 pages / 19.5 × 13.0 cm
Origin
France
Date
Ca. 1560
Language
Script
Humanistic cursive
Facsimile Editions

#1 Die Sechs Triumphe und die sechs Visionen des Herrn Francesco Petrarca: das Manuskript Ms Phill. 1926 aus dem Bestand der Deutschen Staatsbibliothek Berlin

Edition Leipzig – Leipzig, 1988

Publisher: Edition Leipzig – Leipzig, 1988
Commentary: 1 volume
Language: German
1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size) 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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