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Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department,  Lewis E 195
Description: ff. v + 12 + vi - S. XIX half morocco with marbled paper covers. - D. T. P.; Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS 2665); John Frederick Lewis, Philadelphia - De Ricci, p. 2057, no. 174; Wolf, p. 214, no. 195.
Notes:-"DTP" written in pencil on fol. 2r. "Phillips MS 2665" written in pen on fol. 1r and "Italian hand Lives of eth Caesars Suetonius" also written in ink in Phillipps's hand on fol. 1r.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 3
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/LewisE195_4
Language: Latin Country: France Century: 15th 16th

Part 1: ff. 1-12
Description: - Parchment - 260 x 160 mm - 1 column of 32 lines, lead point ruling.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVISearchable Date Range: 1500 - 1599
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Humanistic
Other Decoration: 1 illuminated initial
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1r-12v
Author: Suetonius
Title: Vitae XII Caesarium (Lives of the Twelve Caesars)
Title: Caii svutonoii Tranquilli De Vita XII. Caesarum. De Iulius Caesar
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Annum agens Caesar XVI patrem amisit sequentibusque consulibus flamen dialis destinatus dimissa Cossutia quae familia equestri sed ad modum dives praetextato desponsata ...
Explicit: Munditiarum lautitiarumue studiosissimum multi prodiderunt villam in Nemorensi a fundamento incohatam magnoque (text breaks off here)
Notes: The manuscript is a fragment, breaking off in the middle of the Life of Julius Ceasar. The table of contents lists the other books of Suetonius's Lives, the last one beginning on f. 131. 
Status of text: Fragment
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f. 3r   Beginning of text

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f. 12v   Text page

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Part 2: 1 page
Description: - Parchment - 113 x 102 mm - 1 column of 23 lines, red lead point ruling.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Ba^tarde
Other Decoration: red and blue illuminated initials, decorated borders, and line fillers
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: one leaf
Title: Book of Hours
Language(s): Latin
Notes: The fragment is from compline of the Hours of the Virgin 
Status of text: Fragment
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back page   Leaf from a Book of Hours

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