The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, 131 D 1 (fol. 2)

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General information

Folio notes:The fragment was cut from the middle of a folio. On the recto side, the final letters of column a and most of column b has been preserved. On the verso side equal parts of the a and b column have been preserved.
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. datec. 1250 to 1300
Date notesBased on writing. Possibly earlier (the upper margin has been cut). The penwork seems more elaborate than that in the copies produced in the first decades of the thirteenth century.
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
First words of second recto folio[fragment of 1 folio]
First words of last recto folio[fragment] [f. 1ra] ?nt?
Incipit[fragment] [f. 1ra] ?nt?
Explicit[fragment] [f. 1vb] Q(ui)  a grant poin[...] / t  aissiez seigno[...] / S  e li musarz di[...]


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:Fragment cut from the middle of a folio. The folio has been trimmed at the top and the inner and outer margins. On the recto side most of column b is still legible. On the verso side equal parts of the a and b columns have been preserved.




Quire structure:Fragment cut from the middle of a folio.
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (21)
Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (12)

Physical description

General illustration:none
General decoration:The text is structured by means of pen-decorated initials (height: 2 lines), probably alternatingly blue and red, flourishings in the contrasting colour.
Evidence of readership:none
Foliations description:Indication of the folio in the collection of fragments in pencil in arabic numerals in the outer corner at the upper side of the fragment.

Mise en page

Description 1A seperate column has been ruled for the majuscules at the beginning of the verseline.
Page sampledf. 1v
Page dimensions215x83 (mm)
Justification170x83 (mm)
not ruledmm between columns
Column ruling present in Colours object (5) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
Lines35 (originally more)
Line ruling present in Colours object (5) (RulingMaterials object (3) )
RubricationOnly used for decorated initials.
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom f. 1ra to f. 1vb
Datec. 1250 to 1300
Scribe description: