From Flickr: “Illuminated initial in Vergilius Maro, Publius: Opera” by University of Glasgow Library

April 16, 2015 Uncategorized

Vergilius Maro, Publius: Opera. Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis, with argumenta. Additional texts. Edited by Johannes Andreas de Bussis, bishop of Aleria.Rome: Conradus Sweynheym and Arnoldus Pannartz, [1471]. Page of text ([38v]) with a minor initial supplied in blue, and principal initial ‘H’ supplied in gold on a background of crimson and blue embellished with white pen-work; marginal annotations in Latin, written in brown ink in a 16th-century hand. (Sp Coll Hunterian Be.2.7).

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