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Coffee with a Codex Special Tuesday Edition: Petrarch Unboxing!

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak curators and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll feature a different manuscript and the expertise of one of our curators. Everyone is welcome to attend.

On Tuesday, April 9 at 12pm Noon EST / 5pm GMT Curator Dot Porter was joined by SIMS Curator of Manuscripts Nick Herman and Penn PhD student in Italian Studies and Comparative Literature Julia Pelosi-Thorpe to unbox a new manuscript purchase! Petrarch's Canzoniere and Trionfi, with Leonardo Bruni's Life of Petrarch. Written in Florence in the 1470s. Watch as we "meet" our new manuscript for the first time! (Bookseller's Record, CWAC Recording)

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April 9, 2024, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Open to the Public
Opening of the new Petrarch manuscript