Saint Petersburg, National Library of Russia, fr. F v XIV 6

Li roumans de Troie (explicit)

General information

1 frontend papers
Folio notes:Contains only the 'Troie'.
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1350 to 1399
Date notes'XIVe siècle (fin?)' (Jung 1996, 271); 'première moitié du XVe siècle' (Constans 1912, VI:53).
Place(s) of production
First words of second recto folio[f. 3ra] La refonda Prians li rois (Jung 1996, 271)
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 2ra] Salemons nous enseigne et dit (Jung 1996, 271)
Explicit[f. 182vb] Ici fenit la mieudre estoire / Que nus hons oit mes en memoire. // Ici fenit li roumans de Troie. // (Jung 1996, 271-2)


Material:Material object (4)



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Quire structure:23 quaternions and a quire of seven leaves.
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Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Eight larger initials (height: 3 to 6 lines). Otherwise initials are two lines in height.
Evidence of readership:Marginal corrections and geometric doodles (e.g. ff. 28vb, 93vb, 95va). f. 1: 'Matheus dauerton'; and f. 182vb: 'Ce liure est a Jehan dauerton seigneur du Couldreau'. ff. 2r and 182v: signatures of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (Jung 1996, 271).
Foliations description:Medieval roman numerals, excluding the guard-leaf and f. 141. Modern foliation running 1 to 182, including the guard-leaf and ff. 70a and 111a. The latter is followed here.

Mise en page

Description 1Source: Jung 1996, 271.
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LayoutMSLayout object (4)
Page dimensions320x230 (mm)
Justification232x180 (mm)
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Writing above top line?False
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DescriptionEx-libris of Jean d'Averton, seigneur du Couldreau on f. 182vb.
Date?1400 to 1499
PlacePlace object (1)
OwnershipPerson object (20)
DescriptionIn the library of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor.
Date?1519 to 1556
PlacePlace object (1)
OwnershipPerson object (112)