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Ars grammatica by Alcuin c.1450 (ms38904)

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  • Note: Elementary text on teaching Latin by Alcuinus, entitled: "Albini grammatici et rethoris liber de octo partibus orationis". Known as Ars grammatica, De grammatica et partibus orationis et eorum accidentibus per dialogum, De octo partibus orationis, Dialogus Saxonis et Franconis et Saxonde de octo partibus orationis, Enchiridion, sive Grammaticain modum dialogi inter Francum et Saxonem, Franco et Saxo. Incipit: "Fuerunt in scolis magistri Albini duo pueri unus franco alter vero Saxo:" Explicit: "vel brevius acutuis vel gravius incondita voceproferuntur." Initials and titles in red, rubricated. Clear Renaissance humanist hand. Many minor variations from printed text. Created in Como, Northern Italy.
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  • Shelf Location: ms38904