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Beinecke MS 675
Archiconfraternita dei SS. Ambrogio e Carlo dei Lombardi. Notarial
register of charters relating to the Hospital of St. Ambrose (Rome).
Latin. Rome: ca. 1485-1585.
1. f. 1r Table of contents.
2. ff. 2r-99r A collection of documents pertaining to the Hospital of St.
Ambrose in Rome compiled over a century and contaononng a core of foundation
documents and numerous later additions.
Parchment. ff. 93, 255 x 170-180 (approx. 168 x 110) mm. One column,
variable number of lines. Single vertical bounding lines and ruling in
highly faded ink.
I^^8+1, II-III^^10, IV^^10+1, V^^8, VI^^10, VII^^8, VIII^^6, IX^^10, X^^10+1.
Several notarial hands, signed and dated by notaries.
Heading on f. 2 in calligraphic script with a large interlaced penwork
initial. Notaries' marks.
Binding: Contemporary blind stamped leather with foldover flap and buckle.
Miniature of St. Ambrose painted on front cover.
Provenance: Purchased from H.P. Kraus, 1987.
secundo folio: in nomine
Bibliography: B. Nogara, SS. Ambrogio e Carlo al Corgo (Le Chiese di Roma
Illustrata no. 3; Rome, 1923); M. Armellini, Le Chiese di Roma (Rome, 1942);
E. Muentz, Les Arts a la cour des Papes (Paris, 1882).