Pages from the past: Spain

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Antiphonary : [1 leaf]
Monastic order or culture of origin unknown. Label card indicates possibly Spanish and from the Seventeenth Century. Musical notation includes five staff notation with square notes with Gothic typography. Recto side has magnified letter "B" in red ink. Transcription: (recto) Signum cruces cecos il= luminavit, et thesaurus ecclesie, dedit pauperi= bus. [Ca. Magnif. in red] [in smaller script, to the side, in red: In iis. ups. ad Mag. antiphona.] Beatus Laurenti= us dum in craticula su= perpositus ureretur ad (verso) impiisimum tyrannum dixit: assatum est iam versa et man= duca : nam facultates ec= clesie quas requiris in celestes thesaurus manus pauperum depor= taverunt. C. Magnif.
Arbor scientiae : [1 leaf]
Information about this leaf: Printed in double columns in black ink, this leaf has woodcut notes written in brown ink in the margins. It also has a woodcut initial letter., Information about this book: The book bears the colophon of Peter Posa which reads "Barcelona, August 22, 1505 --Information from the label, Information about this digital copy: digitized by University of Missouri—Columbia, MU Libraries on February 2, 2016. Scanning specifications: 600 dpi; scanned on Zeutschel OS 15000; cropped using Photoshop., This leaf was identified from information on the label. WorldCat records were used to glean additional information about the book.
Commentariorum in Ordanationes Regias Castellae
Book was identified by information on the label.
Idea de vn principe politico Christiano : Representada en cien empresas : [pages 566-567]
Pages 566 and 567 from Idea de vn principe politico christiano : representada en cien empresas. Page 566 mention the royal members of the Kingdom of Castile in the Thirteenth Century. Page 567 has a large engraving of warring soldiers possibly depicting the rivalry between the Kingdoms of Castile and Leon. A scroll at the top of the image contains the phrase "BELLUM COLLIGIT QUI DISCORDIAS SEMINAT," "who sews discord, reaps war."
Las quatorze decadas de Tito Livio : [pages 407-408]
Book identified using information on label., Information on book: This is a Spanish translation of Livy, a famous Roman historian. This book is one of the earliest example of color woodcuts. These particular woodcuts had their origin in Mainz, Germany, where they were used in a German translation of Livy