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Opening of prologue describing translation. Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design. Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac.

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Opening of prologue describing translation.  Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design.  Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac.

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Names
Martinus, Polonus (d. 1279) (Author)
Collection

Chroniques martiniennes.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1475
Place Term: France
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 18
Topics
Interiors
Dogs
Notes
Ownership : Louis de Laval. Jacques d'Armagnac. Marie de Cleves? Pierre de Beaujeau? Charles de Bourbon. Anthoine de Thelis. Claude d'Ogerolles de Thelis. J.B. Du Tilliot. J.B. Lantin. Marquis de Migieu. Th. Belin. Count Axel von Kalckreuth. K.W. Hiersemann.

Content : De Ricci, 1339. Hiersemann piece. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Red/green silk tabs on pages with miniatures.

Content : This manuscript is foliated in Roman numerals, but the foliation is incorrect in several places and extends to 240. It is also paginated in Arabic numerals, with only the last two folios missing pagination. To avoid confusion, page numbers are used here.

Content : 42 long lines per page, ruled in faint black ink. Prickings and some catchwords visible.

Content : Parchment

Content : Twenty-four miniatures. Some border designs contain animal figures.

Content : Gold initials on red and blue fields. Blue and red initials on gold fields. Rubrics. Border designs.

Content : Touraine, in the style of this school

Content : De Ricci dates this to 1458, the year it was translated for Louis de Laval. Notes in dossier give the date as ca. 1461, when Jacques d'Armagnac received the duchy of Nemours and the county of the Marche, titles he holds in an inscription on p. 470.

Content: Ff. v-xii contain a table of contents written in a modern hand. The main text finishes on f. 235, but notes and inscriptions appear on ff. 236 and 237.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 4f68b7c0-c621-012f-82af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1475: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of prologue describing translation. Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design. Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1475. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Opening of prologue describing translation. Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design. Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1475). Opening of prologue describing translation. Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design. Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-eb0a-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of prologue describing translation.  Large miniature of emperors and popes, seated facing one another; initial, rubric, border design.  Coat of arms (partially defaced) of Jacques d'Armagnac.