Digitized manuscripts

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Digitized manuscripts

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Le poesie, scritto di mano sua
Manuscript of Michelangelo's poems, many of them written in his own hand. His signature is found on fol. 101v, and a few leaves include informal sketches by the artist.

Caroline miniscule script, rubrics in rustic capitals; written in 33 long lines, blind ruled, with interlinear gloss.

Rotulus paschalis beneventanus
An illustrated Exultet roll, made for liturgical reading from the ambo on the Vigil of Easter. Traditionally the illustrations are oriented upside down as compared to the text, so that they appear right side up to the congregation as the roll is read…

Musica instrumentale con seguenti indicazioni
Autograph manuscript of instrumental keyboard music by Frescobaldi, written for his students.

Divina commedia
Script: Gothic textualis in two columns of 48 lines.
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