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Guide to Les Narbonnais : chanson de geste. Manuscript, 13th century

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Les Narbonnais : chanson de geste. Manuscript (Ms 708)

Dates:

13th century

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 708

Size:

4 leaves, 20 x 17 cm.

Repository:

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

Abstract:

Late 13th century vellum fragments of Les Narbonnais and Le siège de Barbaste, two chansons from the cycle of Chansons de geste. Text in French. Codex Ms 708.

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Scope Note

Late 13th century vellum fragments of Les Narbonnais and Le siège de Barbaste, two chansons from the cycle of Chansons de geste. According to the dealer description, these fragments were found in the binding of a book.

Manuscript includes 14 ornamental initials in red and blue, one of which is illuminated. Text in French.

Additional description.

Transcript.

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INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 708

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