Reggio Emilia, Collezione Mussini, unnumbered

[Troie fragment]

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General information

Folio notes:Single folio, used in a binding.
LanguageLanguage object (48)
Approx. date?1325 to 1375
Date notes'metà del sec. XIV', on palaeographical grounds (Ronchi 1988, 73; cf. Jung 1996, 329).
Place(s) of productionNorthern Italy
'da assegnarsi con ogni probabiltà all'Italia nord-orientale' (Ronchi 1988, 73).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] O  u il neust piere ou qare[...] / D  e fin marbre bien entaillie / J  a nus hom ni moillast le pie
Explicit[f. 1vb] O  p(ar) les autres qil ot iostez / Q  i furent sages et senez


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:The leaf has been cropped (including the uppermost line of text), and there are holes and wear (particularly the verso) from use in binding.


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Physical description

General illustration:Space (height: c. 9 lines) was left for a miniature on f. 1vb.
General decoration:One large decorative initial (height: c. 6 lines) on f. 1vb, in red. Theother initials are smaller (height: 2 lines), and alternate red and blue, with decoration in the opposing colour.
Evidence of readership:'.t.' in red ink was written above the name Prians/Priamus.
Foliations description:

Mise en page

Description 1Source: Ronchi 1988, 73.
Page sampled
LayoutMSLayout object (4)
Page dimensions294x200 (mm)
Justification (mm)
mm between columns
RubricationTwo lines of rubric precede the space (height: 8 lines) on f. 1vb.
Writing above top line?False
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Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (1)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 1vb
Datec. 1350
Scribe description:Italian rotunda of the mid-14th c. (Ronchi 1988, 73). Features include two-compartment 'a' (open upper bow), 'd' with a near-horizontal shaft, round 's' in final position, 'u' in initial position, and uncrossed tironian 'et'.