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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 059
Description: ff. 38 - Olive old (original?) silk over pasteboard. - Englebert de Cleves. Count Léon d'Ourches of Nancy, sold 1811, no. 175, to Charron; Payne and Foss (cat. 1837, no. 8935; cat. 1843, no. 32); George Templeton Strong sale, 1878, no. 51; bought 1878 by J.J. Astor III, given in 1878 to Astor Library. - Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, "Catalogue of Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Collections of the United States of America. Part II: The New York Public Library," Manuscripta50.1 (2006) 21-76, here 25-30.
Notes:-De Ricci, 1324. David J. Murphy, "Hyphens in Greek Manuscripts," Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies36, 3 (Autumn, 1996), 293-314.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 7
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA059_
Language: Latin Greek Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 4r-38v
Description: - Parchment - 206/210 x 145 mm - One col; written surface 125x70 mm., written in 10-11 long lines for the Latin text and 12 for the Greek; ruled for the Latin text in dry point for vertical justification lines and lead for the horizontal rules; the Greek text is not ruled.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Paris
Assigned Date: s. XV/XVISearchable Date Range: 1490 - 1510
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2
Scribe(s): George Hermonymus Spartanus
Script: Gothic; Greek humanistic cursive
Other Decoration: Titles in gold on red ink; all major initials in squares with gold letters on blue background or blue letters on gold background (Latin text) and gold letters in blue or red squares (Greek text); f. 4r, vegetal ornament in border.
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 4r-6r, 7v
Author: George Hermonymus Spartanus
Title: Ad illustrem magnanimumque principem Engelbertum Clevensem Comitem Nivernensium Georgius hermonymus spartani in libellum Aristotelis de virtutibus epistola. Letter to Engelbert of Clèves, count of Nevers
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Solent rerum scriptores illustris ac magnanime princeps lucubrationes suas vel ipsis deis vel preclaris viris
Explicit: quid sibi velit Aristoteles noster.
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f. 4   Opening of introduction, border design, large initial, rubric.

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f. 7v   Coat of arms of early owner, apparently Engelbert de Cleves, comte de Nivernois.

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Text 2: ff. 8r-22v
Author: Aristotle
Other Associate: Georgius Hermonymus, translator
Title: De virtutibus et vitiis
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Omne honestum laudabile est
Explicit: et omnia que vel a vitio proficiscantur vel vitium consequantur vituperanda sunt. Finis.
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f. 8   Opening of main Latin text, full border, initial with grotesque.

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f. 22   Latin text.

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Text 3: ff. 24r-36r
Author: Aristotle
Title: De virtutibus et vitiis (Ἀριστοτέλους περὶ ἀρετῶν)
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἐπαινετὰ μὲν ἐστὶ τὰ καλὰ
Explicit: τῶν ψεγομένων ἐστίν
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f. 24   Opening of Greek text, border design, initial with grotesque.

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f. 25   Page of Greek text with small initials, note in lower border.

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f. 36   Explicit of Greek text.

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