Nancy, Archives départementales de Meurthe-et-Moselle, 1 F 342 frag. 3E3543-4

[Tristan fragments]

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General information

Folio notes:Two fragments that originally belonged to the same quaternion (interior and exterior bifolia). Used to bind notarial documents dated 1603-1606.
LanguageLanguage object (46)
Approx. date?1250 to 1299
Date notes'Seconde moitié du XIIIe siècle, peut-être le début du XIVe', on palaeographical grounds (De Carné & Greub 2013, 183).
Place(s) of productionBurgundy or Lorraine
Lotharingian, perhaps northern Lorraine (De Carné & Greub 2013, 184-7).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] nuit mais venir il fust or venus (De Carné & Greub 2013, 191)
Explicit[f. 4vb] si sachiés bien ke por ma venue n'en pirerait [jai?] (De Carné & Greub 2013, 196)


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:Damaged (holes, stains, folding, cropping, etc.) through use in binding, occasionally rendering text illegible.


Quire structure:The inner and outer bifolia of a quaternion.
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Physical description

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General decoration:none
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Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampledf. 1
LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions335x240 (mm)
Justification220x142 (mm)
23mm between columns
Writing above top line?False
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Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 4vb
Date?1250 to 1299
Scribe description:Particularly rounded textualis libraria. Features include: two-compartment 'a' (with upper bow sometimes barely visible); 'e' similar to that found in Paris BnF 344 (Lotharingian origin); round 'r' following curved letters; tall 's' in all positions. Few abbreviations. See De Carné & Greub 2013, 181-2.


DescriptionUsed to bind registers dated 1603-1606 belonging to Paul Charrouyer, a notary in Thélod between 1595 and 1612 (De Carné & Greub 2013, 183).
PlacePlace object (1)