Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale, II 5606 volume II fragment 3

[Part 1]

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General information

Folios2
Folio notes:This is a fragment of a bifolium, preserving text of two columns (c. 11 lines).
LanguageFrench - Northern localisation or influence
Approx. date?1250 to 1300
Date notesBased on the script. Two-compartment 'a' with open upper compartment. Only straight 's' is used in final position. Probably rather towards the middle than to the end of the century.
Place(s) of production{unspecified}
'Graphies picardes' (Jung 1996, 311).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit
Explicit

Material

Material:vellum
Watermark:na
Condition:The outer column of the recto side of the first part of the bifolium is damaged. The inner pages (1v and 2r) are equally damaged (they were pasted together?)

Structure

Collation:

na

Quire structure:Fragment of a bifolium.
Quire marks:none
Catchwords:
Catchword disposition:none

Physical description

General illustration:none
General decoration:Pen-decorated initials (height: 2 lines), alternatingly blue and red with flourishings in the contrasting colour.
Evidence of readership:none
Foliations description:none

Mise en page

Description 1Separate column for majuscule letters at the beginning of the verse-line.
Page sampledf. 2v
LayoutNone
Page dimensions73x182 (mm)
Justification73x125 (mm)
Columns2
5mm between columns
Column ruling present in ruling faded or effaced
Lines11
Line ruling present in ruling faded or effaced
RubricationOnly used for decorated initials
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:

Hand(s)