GKS 2006 4°: Vergilius, Aeneis (cum glossis)





GKS 2006 4°: Vergilius, Aeneis (cum glossis)

Parchment, 93 ff. (paginated), 23,6 x 10,5 cm; Italy or southern France, 1175-1200

The manuscript contains the 12 books of Virgil's Aeneid. There are interlinear and marginal glosses to the text, some contemporary with the copy, others added later. There are argumenta metrica at the beginning of books 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

The manuscript was acquired by the Royal Library at the auction of the Chapter Library of Hamburg in 1784. It was paginated and signed by Johann Martin Winckler, appointed secretary to the chapter in 1727. The manuscript was rebound during the reign of King Frederik VII (1848-1863), and again in 1975

Bibl.: Bibliotheca Capitularis sive apparatus librorum ex omni parte eruditionis in reverendo Capitulo Hamburgensi huc usque asservatorum jam vero ... publica auctionis lege distrahendorum, Hamburgi 1784, p. 273, no. 3360. - Ellen Jørgensen, Catalogus codicum Latinorum medii ævi Bibliothecæ Regiæ Hafniensis, Hafniæ 1926, p. 308. - Birger Munk Olsen, L'Étude des auteurs classiques latins aux XIe et XIIe siècles, vol. 2, Paris 1985 p. 724. - Erik Petersen, Intellectum Liberare. Johann Albert Fabricius - en humanist i Europa. København 1998, 583f. - Erik Petersen (red.), Levende ord & lysende billeder. Katalog, København & Århus 1999, p. 80 nr. 114

Erik Petersen