Strasbourg, Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire, 0. 350

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General information

Folio notes:Two bifolia preserving fragments of the 'Troie'.
LanguageLanguage object (43)
Approx. date?1250 to 1299
Date notes'des 13. Jahrh.' (List 1886, 285; cf. Constans 1912, VI:65, and Jung 1996, 329). Perhaps third quarter on palaeographical grounds (crossed tironian 'et', mostly tall 's' in final position, initial 'u').
Place(s) of production
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] C  edit (et) conte li actors / Q  uel nauoient míe seignors
Explicit[f. 4vb] T  helemac(us) . retínt le(m)píre / A  pres samort fu de tot síre / C  oronez fu ag(ra)nt hautece //


Material:Material object (4)
Condition:The second bifolium is cropped at the base, with loss of text. Ink has rubbed in places, rendering some text illegible.


Quire structure:Two bifolia. The first would originally have contained two further bifolia.
Quire marks:
Catchword disposition:

Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Pen-flourished initials (height: 2 lines) alternate red and blue, with decoration in a contrasting colour.
Evidence of readership:Pen trials in 15th-c. hand.
Foliations description:Modern numbering in the upper right-hand corner of recto sides.

Mise en page

Description 1Source: Jung 1996, 329.
Page sampled
LayoutMSLayout object (4)
Page dimensions213x195 (mm)
Justification185x124 (mm)
mm between columns
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:


Level of Execution:Execution object (4)
ScriptScript object (4)
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 4vb
Date?1250 to 1275
Scribe description:Small, irregular northern textualis in black ink. Characteristics include: two-compartment 'a' (open upper bow); limb of 'h' turning to the right; ticks to distinguish 'i' from other minims; 'l' formed with an undulating stroke; round 'r' used only rarely (after 'o' and 'p'); tall 's' predominant in final position; 'u' in initial position; 3-shaped 'z'. Abbreviations include nasal bars, superscript vowels, 'est', and crossed tironian 'et'.