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Basis grammatice LJS 242
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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Abstract

Summary of Latin grammar arranged in 8 sections for 8 parts of speech, followed by conjugation tables for the 4 conjugations and a commentary on the summary, with the lemmata from the earlier part in red.

Physical Description

Support: parchment; Extent: 20 leaves : 198 x 138 (138 x 75) mm. bound to 205 x 148 mm; Collation: Parchment, ii (19th-century paper) + 20 + i (19th-century paper); 1-2¹⁰; [1-20], modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.

Layout

Written in 36 long lines; frame-ruled in red lead; double vertical and upper horizontal bounding lines.

Script

Written in a humanistic script by Guillaume Tardif (signature, f. 20v).

Decoration

2 4-line initials, 1 filled with pink and a coat of arms on a blue background (f. 1r), 1 filled with blue on a pink background (f. 11r); 2- to 3-line initials in gold, alternating between filled with pink on a blue background and filled with blue on a pink background, throughout; paragraph marks in gold with the same alternation of infill and background throughout; rubrication in red.

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

Notes

Ms. codex.

Title from rubric (f. 1v).

These are pages that we pulled aside that disrupted the flow of the manuscript reader. These may be bindings, inserts, bookmarks, and various other oddities.

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Keywords
15th century
Commentary
Treatise
Grammar
France
French
Tables
University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Place of Origin

Paris

Date

Written in Paris in 1470 (f. 1v).

Binding

19th-century quarter leather with shagreen covers; marbled endpapers.

Language

Latin, with some French translations in the first conjugation table (f. 8r-9r)

Provenance

Gift of the author to his pupil Charles Marriette (f. 20v).

Appears in E. K. Schreiber's cat. 21 (1989), no. 94.

Sold by Librairie Thomas-Scheler (Paris), catalog titled Un choix (Apr. 1998), no. 3, to Lawrence J. Schoenberg.

Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.

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Place of Origin

Paris

Date

Written in Paris in 1470 (f. 1v).

Language

Latin, with some French translations in the first conjugation table (f. 8r-9r)

Provenance

Gift of the author to his pupil Charles Marriette

Appears in E. K. Schreiber's cat. 21

Sold by Librairie Thomas-Scheler

Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.

Manuscript Overview

Abstract

Summary of Latin grammar arranged in 8 sections for 8 parts of speech, followed by conjugation tables for the 4 conjugations and a commentary on the summary, with the lemmata from the earlier part in red.

Notes

Ms. codex.

Title from rubric (f. 1v).

Script note

Written in a humanistic script by Guillaume Tardif (signature, f. 20v).

Decoration Note

2 4-line initials, 1 filled with pink and a coat of arms on a blue background (f. 1r), 1 filled with blue on a pink background (f. 11r); 2- to 3-line initials in gold, alternating between filled with pink on a blue background and filled with blue on a pink background, throughout; paragraph marks in gold with the same alternation of infill and background throughout; rubrication in red.

For a full list of Decorations in this manuscript please see the Content and Decorations section by clicking on the [i] button in the top left corner of the image viewer above.

References
Binding Images

These are pages that we pulled aside that disrupted the flow of the manuscript reader. These may be bindings, inserts, bookmarks, and various other oddities.

Spine

Keywords
15th century
Commentary
Treatise
Grammar
France
French
Tables
University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
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