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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 49
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Christine of Pisan, Epitre d'Othea
Caption:
Caption
Parchment · 150 ff. · 28 x 20 cm · France · around 1460
Language:
Language
French
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This manuscript, commissioned by the bibliophile Antoine of Bourgogne in 1460, contains the Epître d’Othea by Christine de Pisan, decorated with about a hundred masterful miniatures (a complete pictorial cycle). One of these contains the dedication of the work and shows four figures, identifiable as Philip the Good, Charles the Brave, and two of Philip's illegitimate sons, David and Anthony of Burgundy. (fmb)
Standard description:
Standard description
Vielliard Françoise, Manuscrits Français du Moyen Âge, Cologny-Genève, 1975, pp. 146-149.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-cb-0049 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-cb-0049)
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Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 49: Christine of Pisan, Epitre d'Othea (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0049).
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Christine de Pizan, Epître d’Othea, Préface de J. Cerquiglini-Toulet, Traduction de H. Basso, Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, et Paris, Presses Universitaires de France, 2008, 2 vol sous coffret [édition fac-similée du Codex Bodmer].

Sandra L. Hindman, Christine de Pizan's "Epistre Othéa". Painting and Politics at the Court of Charles VI, Toronto 1986 (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies. Studies and Textes, 77).

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