Saint Petersburg, National Library of Russia, fr. F v XIV 12

L'istoire de Troye la grant (table of rubrics)

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General information

Folio notes:ff. 1ra-7rb: table of rubrics; f. 8 is blank; ff. 9ra-124va: Prose 1 of the 'Troie'.
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1500 to 1524
Date notes'début du XVIe siècle' (Jung 1996, 480); 'milieu du XVe siècle' (Laborde 1938, II:93).
Place(s) of production
Table of contentsff. 1ra-7rb: table of rubrics, numbered (1-214), including 'Landomata'. The numbering does not always tally with that of the rubrics in the text (cf. Berlin SB Hamilton 340).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] Ci commence la table de l'istoire de Troye la grant translatee de latin en françois (Jung 1996, 481)
Explicit[f. 124va] ne joindre qui pour verité deust estre tenu (Jung 1996, 481)


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Physical description

No. of illustrations:18
General illustration:18 miniatures, with Indian ink wash, spanning the width of the justification. For further details, see Jung 1996, 481-3.
General decoration:Initials in gold and colours. Several of the initials (on ff. 1ra, 9ra, 21va, 35va, 65ra, 88vb, and 112rb) incorporate a shield, which Jung describes as 'écartelé, aux 1 et 4, d'argent au sautoir de sable, aux 2 et 3, d'or à 2 fasces de gueules accompagnées de merlettes de même posées 4, 2, 3' (1996, 481).
Evidence of readership:f. 1r: 'Ex Museo Petri Dubrowsky' in the upper margin, and 'N. 1835' (of the Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Prés) in the lower margin. Marginal notes on ff. 17v, 19v, 20v, 21v, and 23v indicate the correct order of these folios. They have since been rebound in the proper order.
Foliations description:Modern numbering.

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Description 1Source: Jung 1996, 480.
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LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions325x240 (mm)
Justification238x160 (mm)
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Writing above top line?False
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