Salzburg, Universitätsbibliothek , M I 376

[Tristan fragments]

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General information

Folio notes:Two parchment leaves, damaged through use in a binding.
LanguageLanguage object (44)
Approx. date?1225 to 1275
Date notes'Anfang 13. Jh. (?)' (Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg catalogue).
Place(s) of productionNorthern France
'Nordfrankreich' (Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg catalogue).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 112ra] dilec estoient (et) ce lor / fist garantise . encele / bataille
Explicit[f. 112bis vb] (et) a??uos (et) ali...??


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:Holes, tears and stains due to use in binding. Sections of text on the verso of both leaves are illegible.




Quire structure:The two leaves were no doubt part of the same bifolium, with four intervening leaves.
Quire marks:MSQuiremarkDisposition object (18)
Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (12)

Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Space (height: 5 lines) left for initials, with guide letters present.
Evidence of readership:Corrections by the main scribe.
Foliations description:f. 112ra is numbered 112 in the upper right corner.

Mise en page

Description 1Dimensions taken from Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg catalogue.
Page sampled160
LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions212 (mm)
Justification (mm)
mm between columns
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom 112ra to 112bis v
Date?1225 to 1275
Scribe description:A neat, angular book hand of the 13th c., displaying the following characteristics: two-compartment 'a' (upper bow open and takes form of horizontal bar); ascenders with forks and spurs; lower lobe of 'g' often takes an angular form; some 'i'-ticks; round 'r' after 'd' and 'o'; tall 's' in all positions; 'u' in all positions (with one instance of 'v' in 'v(us)' abbreviation on f.112 bis rb); 3-shaped 'z' (without bar). Tironian 'et' without bar. Other abbreviation is scarce and mostly occurs at the end of the line.