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Altera apologia pro rege christianissimo contra caesarianos, in qua de causis belli inter regem et caesarem recens orti brevissime et verissime agitur [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Danès, Pierre, 1497-1577.
Publication:
[France, between 1550 and 1599]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
27 leaves : paper ; 226 x 162 (165 x 103) mm. bound to 227 x 167 mm.
Subjects:
Henry II, King of France, 1519-1559.
Turks -- Romania -- Transylvania.
Turkey -- History -- Süleyman I, 1520-1566.
Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Charles V, 1519-1556.
France -- History -- Henry II, 1547-1559.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Tracts (documents)
Manuscripts, Latin -- 16th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Language:
Latin.
Summary:
Copy of a pamphlet which was printed in Paris in 1552 by Charles Estienne justifying the decision of Henry II of France to start a war with Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption heading (f. 1r).
Collation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 27 + i (modern paper); 1⁶ 2² 3⁶ 4² 5⁶ 6² 7³(+1); [1-27]; modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.
Layout: Written in 28 long lines.
Script: Written in a humanistic script.
Binding: Modern paper boards.
Origin: Written in France in the second half of the 16th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Penn Provenance:
Sold by H. P. Kraus (New York), 1968.
Cited in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800, Supplement A (1). The Library Chronicle 35 (1969), p. 18 (Ms. Latin 246).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1091.
OCLC:
183615107
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