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F6-20. Letter by Pope Eugenius IV to Grand Duke Žygimantas Kęstutaitis of Lithuania

Florence, 1440 02 27
Pope Eugenius IV informs Grand Duke Žygimantas Kęstutaitis of Lithuania about the Conclave in Basel that elected a new pope.
The seal is cut off.
Latin; 1 f.; 36,7x56,4+0 cm; Text: 30x48 cm; 45 rows. The parchment is in good condition, spotty; the upper and the bottom edges are a little torn. The upper edge is cut.  The first letter of the intitulatio is enlarged and decorated; capital letters of the first line are decorated. 
The label and the seal of the Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences are on the reverse of the parchment.
References: KDKDW t.1, p.181–186, nr.161; Jasas, p.34, nr.47.  

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