Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Ashburnham 123

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Folios132
3 frontend papers
3 backend papers
Folio notes:Four numberings, an ancient one in Latin numerals and three modern ones in Arab numerals.
LanguageFrench - Italian localisation or influence
Approx. date?1275 to 1325
Date notesAvril-Gousset 1984, 25-27; Cigni 2003 and 2010, Lagomarsini 2014, 63-65. XIV sec., Lathuillère 1966, 42
Place(s) of productionNorthern Italy
Cigni 2003 and 2010 (Pisa-Genoa); Lagomarsini 2014, pp. 63-65 and 165-169 ("l'esame della lingua permette di escludere la Toscana – ma toscano può essere il modello", p. 169).
First words of second recto folio[f.2ra] deuos . Siuos t(r)ouai
First words of last recto folio[f. 132ra] li dragon aparut enmi leu delaplace
Incipit[f. 1ra] Manes iens desire(n)t / leuei [...] asaveir (et) p [...] /q(ue) nullui nepuet tout / [...] iaset ce q(ue)ias(con)ne chosse soit seue / si (con)uient q(ue) chascun sa /che la [...] chose par /
Explicit[f. 132vb] [m]essire Gauuain qui bien amoit Kez de g(ra)nt am / or q(ua)nt illeuoit geissir alat(er)re il na g(ra)nt ire (et) dit /  q(u)il ueinera sahonte asonpoír lors relace son hieu / me (et) monte sor soncheual (et) prant son escu (et) song / laíue (et) senuient auferír dez esp(er)onz v(er)s m(essire) Segura(n)s / qui nelle refusse pas ainz liuient ale [...] h / ardiem(en)t il auoit encor son glaiue entíer m(essire) Gauu / ain lefiert d(e)suz lescu (et) brisse [...] glaiue (et) m(essire) Segura(n)z / fiert [asprem(en)t q(u)'il le[...] tout envers [cathword] e passe houtre

Material

Material:vellum
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Structure

Collation:
Quire structure:Some folios are misplaced. It is necessary to read the texts in the following order: 1-7, 11-13, 8-10, 14-132 (cf. Lathuillère 1966, 43).
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Physical description

No. of illustrations:39
General illustration:Listed in Lathuillère 1966, 43.
General decoration:
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Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled28r
LayoutProse
Page dimensions330x227 (mm)
Justification280x193 (mm)
Columns2
13mm between columns
Column ruling present
Lines50
Line ruling present
Rubrication
Writing above top line?False
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Description 2
Page sampled11r
LayoutNone
Page dimensions320x227 (mm)
Justification276x193 (mm)
Columns3
3mm between columns
Column ruling present
Lines50
Line ruling present
Rubrication
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:

Hand(s)

Level of Execution:Libraria
ScriptSouthern semitextualis
Folio rangeFrom 1ra to 132vb
Date1275 to 1300
Scribe description:Lagomarsini 2014, 63-65.
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