|Creator:||Ermengaud, Matfre, active 1288-1322|
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Purchased from King Alfred's Notebook in 2017.
In Old Occitan (Old Provençal).
Script: main text in vernacular Gothic bookhand. Marginal notes in a late medieval hand and an early modern hand.
Decoration: nine four-line initials in alternating red and blue with contrasting penwork. Two two-line initials in red. A single red capitulum mark. Rubrics present in red.
Layout: single column of thirty lines; the initial letter of each line is set slightly apart. Light brown ink.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of the Breviari d'Amor by Matfre Ermengaud. This fragment, the sole example of troubadour lyric in North America outside of the Morgan Library, contains sections II.15913-16015 of the poem, which details the ten punishments of hell. Marginal notes in two later hands are present.
Includes pamphlet Fragment d'un Chansonnier Provençal by C. Chabaneau, dated 1891.
1 bifolium : parchment ; 204 mm x 146 mm
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