Carmen seculare

Medieval Manuscripts Horace
Carmen seculare

Item Info

Item No: mcah021311
Title: Carmen seculare
Script: Humanistic
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 131r
Original Year/Month/Day: 1926
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: A note on the inside of the back cover in Sydney Cockerell's hand, dated April 1926, states: "When I bought this book the two final leaves were missing. They have now been supplied by Graily Hewitt," signed S.C.C.
Notes: Carmen seculare (Modern addition)
Notes: The complete text of this work by Horace was either not included when the original manuscript was first produced or it was removed at a later date. Emulating the style of Humanistic script, a modern scribe Graily Hewitt added the text in 1924 at the request of Sydney Cockerell, a collector and one of the great historians of medieval manuscripts. Cockerell owned the manuscript before it came to the Free Library.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1545996
Country: Country:England

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1926
Image Dimensions Width: 243 mm
ShelfMark: Horace MS 2
Creator Name: Horace (Quintius Horatius Flaccus) - Author
Graily Hewitt - Scribe