Paris, Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, 3342

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Folio notes:Lacuna of 8 folios between ff. 48 and 49. Folio 146 has been bound after f. 144. Contains only the 'Troie'.
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1200 to 1249
Date notes'commencement du XIIIe siècle', on the basis of decoration (Constans 1912, VI:26; cf. Jung 1996, 139).
Place(s) of production
On the basis of a rhyme seemingly added by the copyist, 'une région intermédiaire entre l'Ile-de-France, la Normandie et la Picardie' (Constans 1912, VI:26).
First words of second recto folio[f. 2ra] Josté ne furent ains ne puis (Jung 1996, 139)
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] Salemons nos enseigne et dit (Jung 1996, 139)
Explicit[f. 146vb] Jo n'en sai plus, ne plus n'en dist / Beneois, qui cest livre fist. // Laus tibi sit Christe. quem liber esplicit iste. // Cest livre escrist Gerars li Chaus / U il n'a mie un mot de faus. // (Jung 1996, 139)


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General decoration:A large number of illuminated initials, mostly two lines in height and undecorated. Minor initials alternate red and green. In some cases, space was left but no initial was entered. See Constans 1912, VI:26, and Jung 1996, 140.
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Foliations description:Modern foliation, including a f. 130 bis.

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Description 1Source: Jung 1996, 139.
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LayoutMSLayout object (4)
Page dimensions272x170 (mm)
Justification230x116 (mm)
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Writing above top line?False
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