|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne
Settlement, shelfmarkIS 4254
Manuscript TitleOthon de Grandson, Poems
CaptionParchment · 22 ff. · 20.4 x 15.5 cm · first third of the 15th century
Manuscript SummaryOthon de Grandson, knight and poet, distinguished himself both through his verses and through his heroic deeds during the Hundred Years War. He was an adviser to Count Amadeus VII of Savoy. After the death of the count, he fled to England. After his return to the land of Vaud he died in an ordeal by battle in the form of a duel in Bourg-en-Bresse in the year 1397. In addition, Othon de Grandson's poetry introduced Valentine's Day to a broader public; it had previously been celebrated primarily in Anglo-Saxon regions. (swe)
Standard descriptionNotice codicologique de Simon Schwery, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne, 2010.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bcul-IS4254 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bcul-IS4254)
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IIIF Manifest URLhttp://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bcul-IS4254/manifest.json
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How to quoteLausanne, Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire de Lausanne, IS 4254: Othon de Grandson, Poems (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bcul/IS4254).
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