Carta aos Senadores em Roma

Number

pt.022

Title

Carta aos Senadores em Roma

Carta a los Senadores de Roma

Carta do Retrato de Cristo

Original Latin source

Epistola Lentuli ad Romanos de physiognomia Christi

Epistola Lentuli de statura Christi (lt.022)

Textual localization 

 

Language

Old Portuguese.

Translator

 

Unknown.

Translation’s contextualization 

 

Date

1493 a quo

Place 

Unknown.

Changes to the original work

 

Unknown.

List of manuscript witnesses

 

The texto is:

I. in Lisbon, at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, under the number ALC 297 (CDLXXV). It is a paper manuscript with 229 folios (290 x 190 mm) hand written. The codex was copied around 1550 and i tis entitled ‘Orações proferidas em actos públicos, cartas de reis, príncipes e outras personagens ilustres’. This text is in the folio 21v. Is available at http://purl.pt/26162.

II. in Évora, in the Arquivo Distrital, under the reference ‘Registos Paroquiais do Distrito de Évora:, Concelho Redondo: Freguesia S. Bento de Zambujal, 1’. The work, in paper and hand written, was copied between 1584 and 1689 and has 131 folios (290 x 203 mm). This text is located in folio 1r and is truncated.

III. in Lisbon in the Biblioteca do Palácio da Ajuda, nunmebr 50-V-31. With the title ‘Memorias de couzas varias antigas’, the manuscript was copied in 1598 and is in paper, having 189 folios (290 x 193 mm) hand written. The text is found in folios 145r and 145v.

IV. in Lisbon, at the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, under the reference Colecção Pombalina: PBA. 508. Copied in the seventeenth century, this work is in paper and has 76 folios (195 x 133 mm) hand written. This text appears in folio 23v.

 

List of old editions

The text is found in several works:

A) Work kept in Lisbon, in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal, under the number Res. 157 A (Olim A. 5-24-H | Olim A. 239).

B) Work kept in Lisbon, in the Arquivo Nacional Torre do Tombo (Manuscritos da Livraria, 1113 - reference code PT / TT / MSLIV / 1113)

C) Work conserved in Vila Viçosa, in the Biblioteca da Casa de Bragança (nr 36).

Witnesses’ contextualization 

a) Edited in Lisbon by Hermann von Kempen in 1513 under the title “Ho flos sctõr̃ em | lingoajẽ p̃tugues | Com graça & preuilegio del.Rey nosso senhor.”  The work is in paper and has 276 folios (263 x 200 mm) written to two columns in Gothic characters and is incomplete. The incunabula is available at http://purl.pt/12097. The text is in the folios A10r-v.

b) The production date of this work is not known. It is in paper, and written in Portuguese, Latin and Spanish. It is incomplete, having apparently lost about sixty to seventy initial folios. The text is on folio 38r.

c) Work published in Lisbon by Joannes Petri de Bonominis de Cremona, in 1513, under the title “Este he o liuro e legẽda que fala de todolos | feytos e payxoões dos sãtos martires. em | lingoagem portugues.” The work is on paper and has 256 folios written to two columns in Gothic characters. The text can be found in the folios B7r-v.

Other data

 

Editions

 

Unknown.

Studies

Databases:

Philobiblon – Bitagap: Texid 5938; Manid 1021, 4159, 1028, 1133, 3776, 4010, 3211; Cnum 8857, 23422, 8947, 22528, 21598, 22556, 18632.

Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal: http://purl.pt/12097

 

References:

Amos, T. L.; Black, J. (1988-90), The "Fundo Alcobaça" of the Biblioteca Nacional, Lisbon 2. Collegeville, MN: Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, 242-244.

Cepeda, Isabel Vilares (1962), “As versões portuguesas da Imitação de Cristo (Subsídios para uma bibliografia)”, Arquivo de Bibliografia Portuguesa, 8 n. 29-32, pp.60-85.

Neto, Serafim da Silva (1956), Textos Medievais Portuguêses e seus Problemas. Ro de Janeiro: Ministério da Educação e Cultura - Casa de Rui Barbosa.

Melo, Arnaldo Faria de Ataíde (1930-32), Inventário dos Códices Alcobacenses 4. Lisboa: Biblioteca Nacional, 268-270.

Pereira, G. (1910), “Os Códices 443 e 475 da collecção alcobacense da Bibliotheca Nacional de Lisboa”, Boletim das Bibliotecas e Arquivos Nacionais 9. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade, 18-32.

Agostinho, Joaquim de Santo (1793), Memoria sobre os codices manuscritos, e cartorio do Real Mosteiro de Alcobaça. In Memorias de Litteratura Portugueza 5. Lisboa: Academia Real das Sciencias, 346-362.

Rego, A. da Silva (1966-73), Manuscritos da Ajuda (Guia) 2, Lisboa: Centro de Estudos Históricos Ultramarinos, 568.

Moniz, J. A. (ed.) (1889), Lisboa. Biblioteca Nacional: Inventário dos Manuscriptos (Secção XIII). Collecção Pombalina. Lisboa: Biblioteca Nacional, n. 508.

 

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