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HRC 34 Ovid (43 B.C-17/18 A.D.). Metamorphoses, glossed. France: between 1250 and 1300. 157 leaves: parchment, 223 x 156 mm. Written in Latin, Gothic textualis currens script. Layout is 1 center column of 66 lines ruled faintly in black ink with extensive interlinear glosses and systematic gloss to either side. Decorated with red and blue initials and navigational aids. Glosses are from the so-called Vulgate commentary. Binding: Bound in modern leather with two clasps; formerly bound in vellum (retained as HRC 34a). Provenance: Gift of Placida and William Mahl, Ransom Center bookplate on inside front cover recording gift. Bibliography: F. Munari, "Supplemento al catalogo dei manoscritti delle Metamorfosi Ovidiane," Rivista di filologia e di istruzione classica 93 (1965): 288. Valerie Ruth Mennie, "A Collation of the Texas Manuscript of Ovid's Metamorphoses," Masters thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1971. Frank T. Coulson, "Mss of the 'Vulgate' commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses: a checklist," Scriptorium 37 (1985): 118-129. Frank T. Coulson, "Mss of the 'Vulgate' commentary on Ovid's Metamorphoses: addendum," Scriptorium 41 (1987): 263-264. Use: Unrestricted, for either reading room or classroom use, but coach user: use cradle. Facsimile: Complete digital facsimile available. Information folder: Yes


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