Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Western Manuscripts
filename:
bodley_digby23_f030b r.tif
Folio or page:
f030r
Conditions of Access for Image:
The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.
sort order:
590
source:
oulis
Shelfmark:
MS. Digby 23, part 2
Description:
La Chanson de Roland, in Anglo-Norman, 12th century, ? 2nd quarter. Perhaps already bound with Part 1 (Plato, Timaeus, tr. Calcidius) when the latter was bequeathed to Osney Abbey near Oxford by Master Henry of Langley, d. 1263(?).
Type of Object:
Manuscript
Place of origin:
England ?
Material:
Parchment
Number of leaves:
73 ii 1
Dimensions:
158-74mm x 112-19mm
Decoration:
Plain red initials
Bibliography:
Online transcript http://www.hs-augsb…online English translation (1919) http://omacl.org/Ro…
First line (incipit):
Carles li reis nostre emperere magnes ...
Layout:
Single column
Title:
La Chanson de Roland
Date of Origin:
12th century, 2nd quarter?
Country or culture of origin:
Anglo-norman
Owner:
Master Henry of Langley, d. 1263 (?)
Owner:
Osney, Oxfordshire, Augustinian Abbey ?
Owner:
Thomas Allen (1542-1632)
Owner:
Sir Kenelm Digby (1603-1665)
Script:
Early gothic bookhand in two sizes
Author:
Turoldus ?
Class:
Western
Class:
Manuscript
Class:
French poems
Class:
medieval literature
Language:
Anglo-Norman
Language:
French
Catalogue Reference:
W. D. Macray, _Digby Manuscripts_ (Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues 9), Oxford 1883, repr. with notes by R. W. Hunt & A. G. Watson, Oxford 1999, cols. 19-20, Notes pp. 15-16
Collection:
Western