GKS 378 2°: Cicero, De officiis





GKS 378 2°: Cicero, De officiis

Parchment, 40ff., c. 26,5 × 19,5 cm; Italy, 1425

According to the subscription on f. 40v the manuscript was copied by Johannes Andreae de Camulio who completed his work on April 26 1425

It was bought from a bookseller in Rome at an unknown date by Valerius Cyllonius Victor (cf. f. A verso)

The manuscript was brought to Denmark by the Danish scholar Frederik Rostgaard who acquired it in Venice in 1699. For a brief period it belonged to count Christian Danneskiold-Samsøe. The Royal Library bought the manuscript at the auction of the latter's library in 1732

Bibl.: Ellen Jørgensen, Catalogus codicum Latinorum medii ævi Bibliothecæ Regiæ Hafniensis, Hafniæ 1926, p. 300

Erik Petersen