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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Lodge MS 02
Description: ff. 118 - Rebound, 2010. Previous binding: quarter bound in brown morocco. - Petrus de Romagnanno, s. XV; the abate Matteo Luigi Celotti (ca. 1768 - ca. 1846), his sale, Sotheby's, 14 March 1825, lot 285; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), his numbers 979 and 2950; on the front pastedown, placed here from an earlier binding, a small early-modern rectangle of paper, "No. 14 [crosed out in pencil and corrected to "2"]"; acquired with funds bequeathed by Gonzalez Lodge (1863-1942) in February 1951 from the London firm of Hellmut Albert Feisenberger and Richard Gurney. - Bond and Faye, p. 322. Kristeller, Iter italicum5: 300-301.
Notes:-Refoliated at the time of the rebinding in order to position the palimpsest quire with prefatory materials at the beginning of the manuscript (it was formerly placed between the first and the second text quires), and in order to correct the previous incorrect pagination.
Acknowledgments: - Marcus Deufert kindly informs us that the Vita on f. 4 is closely related to that in Vienna, Ost. NB 3123*.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 12
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LodgeMS02_20
Language: Latin Latin; Greek Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-118v
Description: - Paper - Watermark similar to Briquet Basilic 2664; last quire, ff. 107-118, somewhat similar to Briquet Tête de boeuf with details of 14502 and 14508. - 235 x 163 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV1/4Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1425
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic with some humanistic influence
Other Decoration:
Notes: The six-leaf gathering, ff. 3-8 (formerly ff. 13-18 or pp. 25-35), is palimpsest over what appears to be a notarial register; the place name "Tregnano" is cited several times (= Tregnago in the province of Verona?).
Number of Texts: 9

Text 1: ff. 1-2v
Title: Prayers
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Eight prayers using masculine forms ("pro me misero peccatore") on two non-consecutive leaves, serving as flyleaves; on f. 1, what would have been the first prayer, or rather the end of the first prayer, has been erased. 
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f. 1  

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Text 2: ff. 3-7v
Title: Prologues to Terence
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Terentius genere extitit afer, civis vero cartaginensis, Revertente autem Scipione romam devicta cartagine
Notes: Eleven prefatory pieces to Terence, counting one for each of the comedies, all on palimpsest parchment; the so-called Praefatio monacensisis on f. 3. A few of the texts in this section are duplicated in the two sections of prologues at the end of this volume (ff. 99-102 and ff. 107-115v). See also C. Villa, La Lectura Terentii (Padua 1984) esp. pp. 197, 230, 380-381. 
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f. 4   Running headline and initials in bright orange-red ink.

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Text 3: f. 8
Author: Aulus Gellius
Title: Noctes Atticae
Title: Ex gellio libro xv noctium acticarum publius nigidius homo in bonarum artium discipulus egregius libro quem de poetis __cancelled: sic___ scripsit sic __?___
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Multos incertos hanc rem viderunt / Palmam poetae comico cui different
Explicit: decimum addo antiquitatis causa ennium.
Notes: Contains Bk. 15, 24; Terence is cited as the sixth of the ten comic dramatists. 
Status of text: Excerpt
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ff. 7v-8   Palimpsest parchment; on f. 7v, ownership note with price, "Iste Terentius est mei petri de Romagnanno quem emi libris quatuor"; on f. 8, rubric attributing to Publius Nigidius the canon of Latin comic dramatists that Aulus Gellius cites as by Sedigitus.

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Text 4: f. 8v
Title: De voce avium, __?___ire est generale ad omnes aves Animal sounds
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Parus tintinat, Acredula mittat, Turdus trutilat
Explicit: Rana coaxat.
Notes: Thirty-six birds in columns 1 and 2; twenty-nine quadrupeds in columns 3 and 4. 

Text 5: ff. 9-99
Author: Terence
Title: Comedies
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Sororem falso creditam meretricule genere andrie, Glicerium, viciavit pamphilus
Notes: With extensive notes in the margins. 
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ff. 28v-29   Glossed text; centered and flourished catchword.

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f. 34   Diagram in lower margin.

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f. 58   Reader's manicules.

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Text 6: ff. 99-102
Title: Eunuchus secunda comedia Prologues to Terence
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Super principium secunde comedie pro ipsius declaratione videtur. Dictum est quod priori comedie on posuit titulum
Explicit: Nota quod omnes comedie habere debent argumentum preter quartam, cum in ipsa dicatur ne expectetis argumentum quia ibi senes duo totam ostendunt materiam quod facere debet argumentum.
Notes: On f. 99, the distich which has been, with some hesitation, attributed to Pietro da Moglio, "Andria et Eunuhus Eanton et Adelphus Ehira / Phormio succedens fabula sexta datur." See J. Fohlen et al., "Notes sur quelques manuscrits de textes classiques latins conservés à la Bibliothèque Vaticane," Revue d'Histoire des Textesvol. 1 (1971) esp. pp. 223-225; and G. Billanovich, "Terenzio, Ildemaro, Petrarca," Italia medioevale e umanistica17 (1974) esp. pp. 36-37. 
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f. 99   End of the comedies of Terence; explicit of Terence and two distichs on the commedies (what may have been a third has been erased); beginning of a set of prologues.

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f. 102   Ownership note, with witness to purchase, "Iste liber est mei petri de Romagnanno quem emi presente dono Albertino de lanzis [?]," written over what may have been a previous ownership note, now erased.

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Text 7: ff. 102v-103; ; ff. 103v-106v, blank
Title: Incipit argumentum super echira . . . Incipit argumentum phormionis Prologues to Terence
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Adoloscens [sic] qui meretricis amore tenebatur in pervigilio . . . Ex duobus fratribus aliter locuplex duxit uxorem
Notes: The two prologues (to Hecyra and to Phormios) on this opening are in a darker ink, larger script, and different layout (here as if in verse) compared to the preceding and following prologues. 
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ff. 102v-103   Change of hand, ink and layout pattern.

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Text 8: ff. 107-115v; ff. 116-117, blank
Title: Eunuchus secunde comedie Prologues to Terence
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Super principium secunde comedie pro ipsius declaration videtur. Dictum est quod priori comoedie non posuit titulum
Explicit: et profectus in lemnum erat unde illa venerat. Dum autem//
Notes: Same set of prologues and in the same order as in this manuscript, ff. 99-102, but here ending incomplete at the bottom of f. 115v (for no apparent reason); the first set of these prologues continues from this point (on f. 101v line 29) to end halfway down f. 102. The first set of twelve prologues (ff. 99-102) in a small cursive hand, the present second and incomplete set, with nine and a half prologues (ff. 107-115v) in a larger and more elegant cursive. 
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f. 107   Change of hand for the beginning of the repeated (but incomplete) set of prologues.

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Text 9: ff. 117v-118v
Title: Letters
Language(s): Latin; Greek
Notes: Alexander to Aristotle (Non recte fecisti edere acroaticas nostras disciplinas); Aristotle to Alexander (Scripsisti mihi de acroaticis orationibus); Philip to Aristotle (Filium mihi genitum scito); Cicero to Atticus, 185 / IX.16 (Recte auguraris de me unde et tibi cognitum nihil a me abesse longius crudelitate); Vergil to Caesar Augustus from Macrobius, Saturnalia, I, 24, 11 (Ego ut frequentes epistolas a te accipio); Pseudo Caius Fabritius to Pyrrhus (Nos pro tuis iniuriis continuo animo commoti inimiciter bellare tecum studemus); Pseudo Plutarch, Letter to Trajan, formed of quotations from Plutarch (Modestiam tuam noveram non appetere principatum). The first three letters are also copied in Greek. The remaining four letters, albeit in a different order and with one additional letter, also occur in Chicago, Newberry Library, Wing ZW 1.4b 
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ff. 117v-118   The first three letters (those from Alexander, Aristotle and Philip) written in Greek, followed by the Latin; the letters on f. 118 with bibliographic citation in the margin.

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f. 118v   The letter from Pseudo Plutarch to Trajan; the stamp (or stencil?) of the lion from the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps in Middle Hill, with two Phillipps numbers.

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