Toulouse, Bibliothèque municipale, fonds Séguy et Anglade

[Tristan fragments]

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General information

Folio notes:19 fragments, used by Pierre Galtier, of Leucate (dép. Aude), to bind notary registers (dated 1650).
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1275 to 1299
Date notesChênerie suggests a date 'proche de la fin du XIIIe siècle' on philological grounds (1998, 241).
Place(s) of production
Possible italianisms (Chênerie 1998, 239-41).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] amener dusqu'a la tor et illec seroit il pris et mors, qu'il ne porroit eschaper enulle guise (Chênerie 1998, 242)
Explicit[f. 19vb] [M]Essire Tristains comence a rire quant il entent ceste (Chênerie 1998, 264)


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:'Par endroits très abîmés (taches, frottis, trous)' (Séguy 1953, 86).


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Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Initials, never completed, were to be added in the margin.
Evidence of readership:Sketches of the body of a cow (or a goat) and a head (of a cow?) on f. 19v.
Foliations description:Unnumbered.

Mise en page

Description 1See Chênerie 1998, 235-6.
Page sampled
LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions320x210 (mm)
Justification225x130 (mm)
10mm between columns
Column ruling present
Line ruling present
Writing above top line?False
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Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (6)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 19vb
Date?1250 to 1299
Scribe description:Chênerie notes the following: uncial 'd', 'q' descending barely below the line, only rare 'i' ticks, fusions in 'bo', 'de', 'do', 'od', 'pe', 'po' (1998, 235).