Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, 18

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General information

2 frontend papers
2 backend papers
Folio notes:The manuscript consists of II + 268 + II ff. The MS contains the Roman de Troie (missing the beginning), ff. 1-185r, followed by the Roman de Thèbes, ff. 185r-268r. Therefore the number of folios corresponding to the Roman de Troie = 185 (Jung: 1996, 78).
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1275 to 1299
Date notes'fin du XIIIe siècle' (Jung 1996, 78).
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
First words of second recto folio[Constans' v.476, f.2ra] (et)  (com) dans achilles j vint
First words of last recto folio[Constans' v.30270, f.185ra] e  nsamble oluí un an (et) plus 
Incipit[Constans' v.313, f.1ra] ciL fu delaquínte assamblee The first word, which should be 'Com' or 'Que', is written on a small piece of vellum and glued onto the folio which is now the first of the ms. The word consists of an initial 'L', inside which a 'c' and an 'i' have been written in black ink. (Jung 1996, 78)
Explicit[Constans' v.30315, f.185rb] c  eluí gart díx (et) tíegne en uoíe[Constans' v.30316] q(u)i  l b(ie)n sauance (et) monteploíej  cíl ne ua míe areusq(u)i  de níent ua al desusm  ils ualt eurs (et) esp(er)ance(et) q(u)i endíu a sa creancen  eli puet pas mesauenírs  i estuet le conte fenírj  cí feníst la míudre estoireq(u)i onq(ue)s fust en nul memoírej  e nen saí plus . ne plus ne(n) distb  enoís soít q(u)i lestoíre fistA  .  M  .  E  .  N 


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Quire structure:Quaternions; the first two folios of the first quire are missing (Jung 1996, 78).
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Catchword disposition:MSCatchwordDisposition object (3)
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Physical description

General description:One historiated initial, f. 3vb, at the beginning of l. 763 (Jung 1996, 78).
General illustration:One historiated initial, an 'E', f. 3vb, v. 763: 'En icel tans, ce truis lisant'. The miniature depicts Jason on a boat, arriving at an island on which there is a golden ram (Jung 1996, 78).
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Description 1
Page sampled
Page dimensions300 x 200mm (Jung: 1996, 78) (mm)
Justification230 x 150mm (Jung: 1996, 78) (mm)
Columns2 (Jung: 1996, 78)
mm between columns
Lines40 (Jung: 1996, 78)
Writing above top line?False
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