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Vita R.P. Dominici Valesii mortui Crumlovii A. 1615 Feria 3. Pentecostes: manuscript

 Collection — Volume: MS.2017.017
Collection MS-2017-017: Vita R.P. Dominici Valesii mortui Crumlovii A. 1615 Feria 3. Pentecostes: manuscript

Dates

  • not before 1615

Scope and Contents

Narrative of the life of the Italian Jesuit Dominico Valesio (1581-1615).

Bound manuscript of 98 pages, the first 6 and last 7 of which are blank, writen in a humanistic script. Title in a different early hand, affixed to fourth leaf. The text is divided in 35 chapters and written in the first person by a narrator personally familiar with Valesio. Possibly written in Český Krumlov, Bohemia, where Valesio died in 1615.

Language of Materials

Latin.

Biographical / Historical

Josef Pingas (1745-1822), was a Catholic priest, canon of České Budějovice, and a noted book collector.

Dominico Valesio was an Italian Jesuit active in Bohemia and Moravia. His life is chronicled in Matthias Tanner's Societas Jesu Apostolorum Imitatrix (1694).

Extent

1 Volumes (98 pages) : paper ; 19 x 15 cm

Materials Specific Details

Title from preliminary leaf. Bound in parchment manuscript waste from a medieval antiphonal written in square notation, with one colored initial.

Title
Vita R.P. Dominici Valesii mortui Crumlovii A. 1615 Feria 3. Pentecostes: manuscript
Subtitle
Český Krumlov (Czech Republic)?, not before 1615
Status
Marc Only
Date
2017
Description rules
Dcrmmss
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

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