Bologna, Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio, Casini, Cart. XVIII

[Tristan fragments]

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General information

Folios2
Folio notes:A single bifolium, damaged from use in a binding.
LanguageFrench - Italian localisation or influence
Approx. date?1250 to 1350
Date notes'sec. XIII(ex) o XIV(in)' (Cigni 2012, 259); 'sec. XIII-XIV' (Delcorno Branca 1998, 52).
Place(s) of productionItaly
Copied in Italy (Longobardi 1993, 67, on orthographical grounds).
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[f. 1ra] Oil sens faille fet Kex entre moi / et lui avon hui cevauche ensen- / ble le plus dou jor (Longobardi 1993, 67)
Explicit[f. 2vb] Dex fet li rois tant / sui trais q(ua)nt T(ristan) le pl(us) / (Longobardi 1993, 75)

Material

Material:vellum
Watermark:
Condition:One folio cropped vertically, and the other torn at the base, with consequent loss of text.

Structure

Collation:

12

Quire structure:A single bifolium.
Quire marks:no quire marks
Catchwords:
Catchword disposition:none

Physical description

General illustration:
General decoration:Red and blue initials, with guide letters.
Evidence of readership:On f. 1ra, a marginal note in Latin: 'exclamat hic auctor contra d(e)risores t(ri)stani'. In later hands: 'Savigni anni [...] secund[...]'; and (in pencil): 'Savigno 1548' (Longobardi 1993, 66n).
Foliations description:

Mise en page

Description 1Longobardi 1993, 66n. The folio width is approximate, since the figure supplied corresponds to the width of the bifolium (470mm).
Page sampled
LayoutProse
Page dimensions400x235 (mm)
Justification240x155 (mm)
Columns2
14mm between columns
Lines43
Rubrication
Writing above top line?False
Sample page layout:

Hand(s)

Level of Execution:None
ScriptNone
Folio rangeFrom to
DateNone
Scribe description:
Notes

Provenance

DescriptionUsed to bind documents in 1548.
Date1548
PlaceItaly (Country)