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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 258
Description: ff. i + ii + 96 + iii - Nineteenth century. Tan calf case deeply indented and gold- and blind-tooled. Similar to the bindings of MSS 255 and 256 and probably by the same binder. According to A. R. A. Hobson the binder may be Whitaker. - Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827) and to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7717). Purchased from L. C. Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 258.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (medium weight, sturdy) of 1) Aristotle, De anima. Followed by a Latin translation of Aristotle's De anima, sometimes ascribed to William of Moerbeke. 2) Simplicius, In Aristotelis De anima libros Commentarius. 3) Paraphrasis of art. 1. 4) Plotinus, Enneades I.1-8.6 line 27. 5) Aristotle, De interpretatione.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS258_47
Language: Greek; Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms258.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - 288 x 211 mm.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: ItalyCity:
Assigned Date: 1473 (?), [between 1450 and 1500]Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1500
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: The manuscript is divided into 4 parts, which do not correspond precisely with the divisions of the text. Part I (ff. 1r-50v): Written in small, neat Greek minuscule. The parallel Latin translation (ff. 1r-9v only) is in italic, about the same size as the Greek; probably added later, since it is written around some marginal rubrics for the Greek text. Part II (ff. 51r-67r): Written in a rather large Greek minuscule, with a thick pen which ran out of ink every few words; marginal and interlinear notes much smaller, but possibly by same hand. Part III (ff. 67v-80r): Greek minuscule very similar to that in Part I. Part IV (ff. 81r-96v): Same scribe as Part II; signed on f. 96v: George, son of Constantine.
Notes: Watermarks on f. ii similar to Briquet Main 10713; ff. 1-48 similar to Harlfinger Homme 21; f. 49 similar to Briquet Ancre 428; ff. 51-67 similar to Briquet Chapeau 3384; ff. 69-80 similar to Briquet Balance 2506; ff. 81-96 similar to Briquet Lettre R 8938. Part I: Space for a 5-line initial at the beginning of the Greek text was not filled; 2-line initials in red at beginning of sections; headings in red, also marks in margin for chapters. Part II: Spaces for initials, 7-line or larger, were not filled in, but two initials similar to those in Part IV were sketched in (ff. 51r and 56r). Part III: Spaces for 8-line initials not filled. Part IV: 7-line initials in black and orange-tinted red; stylized leaves and vines, with a bird on f. 83v. Diagrams in red traced over black. Binding: Nineteenth century. Tan calf case deeply indented and gold- and blind-tooled. Similar to the bindings of MSS 255 and 256 and probably by the same binder. According to A. R. A. Hobson the binder may be Whitaker.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Aristotle.
Other Associate: Plotinus.
Other Associate: Simplicius of Cilicia.
Other Associate: William of Moerbeke ca. 1215-1286.
Title: De anima, etc.
Subjects: Aristotle.; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Scholia.;
Language(s): Greek; Latin