Berkeley, Bancroft Library, 107

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General information

FoliosNone
LanguageFrench - Unspecified localisation or influence
Approx. datec. 1275 to 1310
Date notesThe calendar in the first three folios was added at a later date. The writing suggests a date at the end of the 13th or the beginning of the 14th c. Digital Scriptorium confirms that the calendar was not originally part of the MS, but is contemporary.
Place(s) of productionNorthern France
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:16
General illustration:Sixteen roundels decorated with gold with signs of the zodiac and depictions of monthly occupations (Digital Scriptorium).
General decoration:Painted initials decorated with gold on squared grounds of blue and red; calendar entries in red, blue, and brown (Digital Scriptorium).
Evidence of readership:French poem in three stanzas, each ending with the line 'du bon Briant de France conestable', added in a 14th-c. hand to the verso of f. iii (Digital Scriptorium).
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Mise en page

Description 1
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LayoutNone
Page dimensions298x203 (mm)
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Columns2
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Writing above top line?False
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Hand(s)

Level of Execution:Libraria
ScriptNorthern textualis
Folio rangeFrom i to iii
Datec. 1275 to 1310
Scribe description:Northern textualis, mixed two-compartment 'a' with open upper compartment and double bow 'a', 'e' without tongue, 8-shaped 'g',round 's' in final position, vertical stroke of 't' extends above the headstroke, 'v' in initial position.
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