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Location: Cologny
Library / Collection: Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark: Cod. Bodmer 147
Manuscript title: Estoire Del Graal (interpolated)
Caption: Parchment · I + 388 + I ff. · 34.8 x 25.9 cm · France · end of the 13th century
Language: French
Manuscript summary: This manuscript produced at the end of the 13th century contains a copy of the Arthurian romance tales in prose: "Estoire del Graal", "Merlin", "Suite Merlin", "Queste del saint Graal", and "Mort le roi Artu". The interpolations used in CB 147 make it a particularly unusual manuscript: the heroes of the Arthurian tales are made to utter translations of the Gospels, Genesis, and various other biblical texts as well as sermons by Maurice de Sully. The manuscript also contains the "Faits de Romains", and a prose version of the "Roman de Troie" not found elsewhere. The plentiful illuminations are executed in a highly unusual style.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-cb-0147
Permanent link: http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0147
How to quote: Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 147: Estoire Del Graal (interpolated)
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Online since: 07/25/2006
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