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Country of Location:
Country of Location
Switzerland
Location:
Location
Cologny
Library / Collection:
Library / Collection
Fondation Martin Bodmer
Shelfmark:
Shelfmark
Cod. Bodmer 15
Manuscript Title:
Manuscript Title
Jean Bagnyon, Fierabras in prose
Caption:
Caption
Paper · III + 117 + II ff. · 29.5 x 21.5 cm · last third of the 15th century
Language:
Language
French
Manuscript Summary:
Manuscript Summary
This paper manuscript contains the prose version of the heroic epic Fierabras by Jean Bagnyon (1412-1497). As a lawyer in Lausanne, he wrote this adaptation around 1465-1470 at the request of Henri Bolomier, Canon of that same city (f. 117v). Divided into three books, the work begins with an outline of the history of the kings of France up to Charlemagne (Book I: f. 7v-19r), followed by the history of the “merveilleux et terrible“ giant Fierabras (Book II: f. 19v-93v), and a story about the Spanish War according to Turpin (Book III: f. 94r-117v). This copy and the Bibliothèque de Genève’s copy (Ms. fr. 188) are the only two handwritten witnesses of this text, which experienced great success in print from the 15th century onward (1st printed edition by Adam Steinschaber in Geneva in 1478). (rou)
Standard description:
Standard description
Vielliard Françoise, Manuscrits Français du Moyen Âge, Cologny-Genève 1975, pp. 19-22.
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
DOI (Digital Object Identifier
10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0015 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-fmb-cb-0015)
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Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 15: Jean Bagnyon, Fierabras in prose (https://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/fmb/cb-0015).
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