Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, fonds français 786

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General information

LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. datec. 1300
Date notesbased on the script.
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
First words of second recto folio[f. 2ra] KL Mais a .xxxi. ior
First words of last recto folio[f. 3ra] KL septe(m)bres a .xxx. iors
Incipit[1ra] KLJenuiers a .xxxi. ior (et) selune .xxx.
Explicit[3vb] linuis a .xviij. eures (et) li iours .vi.


Condition:Good condition, some holes in the parchment.




Quire structure:Irregular quire of three folios.
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (21)
Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (12)

Physical description

No. of illustrations:12
General illustration:Illustration of one saint for each month. The style of the miniatures is different from the illustration in the rest of the manuscript.
General decoration:Each month starts with 'KL' in blue and red with pen-flourishings in the contrasting colour, followed by a heading with the name of the month and the number of days and moons. Red and blue double lines next to the columns. Names of saints and feasts in black, red and blue. Each column ends with the number of hours of night and day.
Evidence of readership:f. 1v: annotation next to the last day of april. f. 3v: top right corber. Old shelfmark 194.
Foliations description:Modern foliation in the upper right corner of the recto.

Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampledf. 3v
Page dimensions335x230 (mm)
Justification250x180 (mm)
8mm between columns
Column ruling present in Colours object (8) (RulingMaterials object (7) )
Line ruling present in Colours object (8) (RulingMaterials object (7) )
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom f. 1ra to f. 3vb
Datec. 1300
Scribe description:Northern textualis rotundus with double-compartment a, the upper lobe of which is closed. Round 's' in final position.