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Capitolo fratesco priorito geniale di Fra' Tisabesano Secchia, o vero: poema comice, manuscript copy

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Collection MS-2018-024: Capitolo fratesco priorito geniale di Fra' Tisabesano Secchia, o vero: poema comice, manuscript copy


  • Creation: 1737 August 14

Scope and Contents

Bound manuscript copy of a comedic poem, in fifteen cantos, satirizing religious orders, including the Franciscans, Dominicans, and Theatines. Attributed to the Jesuit priest Sebastiano Chiesa, about whom little is known. With numerous corrections and annotations. In Italian, writing in italic script in brown ink with green ink on the title page.


Language of Materials

In Italian.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.


1 Volumes (373 leaves) : paper ; 19 x 14 cm


Purchased from INLIBRIS, LLC in 2018.

Materials Specific Details

Written in brown ink in italic script. Bound in quarter vellum. Title and attribution from title page. Date of production from colophon on leaf 369 verso, which reads in full: "Fine del Capitolo Fratesco, copiato in giorni 32, li 14 Ago. 1737, da un cosi disgraziato originale, che ognor senso non da grammaticale."

Capitolo Fratesco Priorito Geniale Di Fra' Tisabesano Secchia, O Vero: Poema Comice, Manuscript Copy
1737 August 14
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States