London, British Library, Royal 16 G VII

LES ANCIENNES HYSTOIRES Rommaines

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Folios390
1 frontend papers
2 backend papers
LanguageFrench - Unspecified localisation or influence
Approx. date?1370 to 1380
Date notesOltrogge 1989, 271.
Place(s) of productionParis
Table of contentsThere are separate tables of contents for the Histoire ancienne and Li Fait des Romains.
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit
Explicit

Material

Material:vellum
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Physical description

No. of illustrations:67
General illustration:This MS has two half-page illustrations at the opening of the Histoire ancienne and the Faits des Romains, and 65 miniatures; see Oltrogge 1989, 272-3 for details.
General decoration:Historiated initials and some decorated borders.
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Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled
LayoutProse
Page dimensions450x267 (mm)
Justification280x182 (mm)
Columns2
15mm between columns
Lines52
RubricationChapters are rubricated.
Writing above top line?False
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Hand(s)

Level of Execution:Formata
Scriptlittera textualis
Folio rangeFrom 1 to 390
Date?1370 to 1380
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