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Ad invictissimum Maximilianum II, el. Rom[anum] Imperatorem Augustum [manuscript] : Pro fide catholica, de non concedenda Confessione Augustana.

Author/Creator:
Tancredius, Ptolemaeus.
Publication:
[Prague], 1570.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
53 leaves : paper ; 207 x 156 (143 x 117) mm. bound to 214 x 160 mm.
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Subjects:
Catholic Church -- Foreign relations -- Holy Roman Empire.
Augsburg Confession -- Early works to 1800.
Holy Roman Empire -- Foreign relations -- Catholic Church.
Counter-Reformation -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Orations.
Manuscripts, Latin -- 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Begins with a preface addressed to Pope Pius V (f. 1r-2v). The author sends the first of his two orations addressed to Maximilian II to the Pope to inform him of the events of the past year, that the unconquered Emperor Maximilian may be strengthened, lest, oppressed by the counsels of impious men, he succumb to those urging the adoption of the Augsburg Confession.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 3r); attribution from preface (f. 1r), Ptolemaeus Tancredius J[uris] D[octor].
Foliation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 53 + i (modern paper); [i], 1-52, contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 14 long lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Half-calf, splitting along upper hinge.
Origin: Written in Prague in 1570 (f. 2r).
Penn Provenance:
Former owners include Frederick North (bookplate, inside upper cover) and Sir Thomas Phillipps (Phillipps Ms. 4959, inside upper cover; old no. 1237).
Purchased on the Lessing and Edith Rosenwald Fund, 1972.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), Supplement B, Library Chronicle 45 (1981), pp. 22-23 (Ms. Lea 590).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 702.
Contributor:
Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1527-1576, recipient.
Pius V, Pope, 1504-1572, recipient.
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
North, Frederick, Earl of Guilford, 1766-1827, former owner.
OCLC:
212079421
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