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Guide to Ermengaud, Matfre, Breviario de amor. Manuscript circa 1400

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Ermengaud, Matfre, Breviario de amor. Manuscript (Ms 63)

Dates:

circa 1400

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 63

Size:

1 volume, 33 x 24 cm.

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Prose paraphrase and Spanish translation of approximately 26,000 or the 34,600 lines of the Provencal didactic poem Breviari d'amor. In Spanish. Codex Ms 63.

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The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Ermengaud, Matfre, Breviario de amor. Manuscript, Codex Ms 63, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

An anonymous translation and paraphrase into Castillian prose of approximately 26,000 or the 34,600 lines of the Provencal didactic poem Breviari d'amor, a summary of many branches of medieval knowledge, including astronomy, botany, zoology, scriptural history, systematic theology, the lives of the saints, and the nature and mission of the Church. Includes a pen-and-ink drawing of the author requesting divine guidance.

In Spanish. Codex Ms 63.

This work has been rebound and binding fragments retained. See Special Collections circulation desk for additional information.

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INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 63

View cover (front)-fol. 20r.

View fols. 20v-44v.

View fols. 45r-68v.

View fols. 69r-92v.

View fols. 93r-115v.

View fols. 116r-141r.

View fols. 141v-169r.

View fols. 169v-194v.

View fols. 195r-216v.

View fols. 217r-cover (back.)

View original binding.