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The Baths of Pozzuoli: A Study of the Medieval Illuminations of Peter of Eboli's Poem

The Baths of Pozzuoli: A Study of the Medieval Illuminations of Peter of Eboli's Poem

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The Baths of Pozzuoli: A Study of the Medieval Illuminations of Peter of Eboli's Poem

by Kauffmann, C. M

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Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1959 4to (26 cm), mounted front. in color, XVI, 104 pp, 113 illustrations on unnumbered plates. Publisher's cloth and dust jacket (minor shelf-wear). Between 1211 and 1220 Peter of Eboli wrote a poem in Latin on medical baths of Pozuoli, near Naples, which enjoyed great popularity in classical times. The poem achieved tremendous success and was translated into French and Italian. Of the copies made in 13-15th centuries, twenty remain, of which ten are illuminated. The book is attempt to deal with some of the problems arising from these miniatures.

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Title
The Baths of Pozzuoli: A Study of the Medieval Illuminations of Peter of Eboli's Poem
Author
Kauffmann, C. M
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Hardcover
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Bruno Cassirer
Place of Publication
Oxford
Date Published
1959
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