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Works of Seneca

  • Works of Seneca. Archives of the Kingdom of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura

    Works of Seneca. Archives of the Kingdom of Aragon. Barcelona © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Manuscript

Date

14th century

Original title

Obras de Séneca
Archive of the Crown of Aragon
Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia
Barcelona

Front page of a 14th-century manuscript corresponding to a selection of works by the philosopher Lucius Anneus Seneca.

This is an illuminated text of Byzantine inspiration depicting Seneca beside a shelf of books. Together with other manuscripts, incunabula and printed material, it forms part of the extensive library in the Monastery of Sant Cugat, whose oldest volume dates from the 11th century and whose collection became the property of the Archive of the Crown of Aragon in 1835.

Details of the work

Object
Illuminated manuscript/Miniature

Dimensions
343 x 250 mm

  

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