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1st Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

1ST SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
18–19 OCTOBER 1974

PROGRAM

  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 19 (1975): 67-85

Conference Site - Cupples House

FRIDAY, 18 OCTOBER 1974

Session A

Session I – 9:00am

  • Jean Pucelle's Hours of Jeanne d'Évreux and the Sources of Grisaille
    Stanley Ferber (State University of New York at Binghamton)
  • Fascinating Animals of Medieval Painting
    Patricia Gathercole (Roanoke College)

Session II – 10:00am

  • Manuscript Description: A Codicological Approach
    James Marrow (State University of New York, Binghamton)
  • The Manuscript Tradition of the Old French Champenoise Version of the Barlaam et Josaphat
    Rosalie Vermette (University of Iowa)

Break – 10:45am

Session III – 11:00am

  • Illuminated MSS from Mt. Athos and the Presentation Fresco at Ligurio
    John Cummings (Wilson College)
  • The Levels of Artistic Expression in Carolingian Book Painting: Their Survival and Impact on Art of the 10th and 11th Century
    Bertrand Davezac (Indiana University)

Session B

Session I – 9:00am

  • Manuscript Evidence in the History of Texts: A Twelfth-Century Codex of Lactantius
    Braxton Ross (University of Chicago)
  • An Unreported Bede MS in cod. Reg. lat. 1587
    Valerie Lagorio (University of Iowa)

Session II – 10:00am

  • John Leland at Work
    Dan Sheerin (Catholic University of America)
  • Nicholas Sotherton's The Commoyson in Norfolk 1549: An Eyewitness Account of Kett's Rebellion?
    Barrett Beer (Kent State University)

Break – 10:45am

Session III – 11:00am

  • The Manuscript Tradition of the De proprietatibus rerum: Some Comments and Conclusions
    R. James Long (Fairfield University)
  • Criticism and Codices
    Richard Dwyer (Florida International University)

Luncheon - 12:15pm

Session A

Session IV – 1:00pm

  • A Progress Report on the Critical Editing of the Works of William of Ockham
    Girard J. Etzkorn (The Franciscan Institute)
  • An Unknown Medieval Tract on Monarchy Attributed to Apuleius
    Benjamin G. Kohl (Vassar College)

Session V – 2:00pm

  • The coloratio by Duns Scotus of the ratio Anselmi and cod. Vindobon. 1453
    Donald A. Cress (Northern Illinois University)
  • The Text of John Wyclif's De officio regis in MS Univ. Prague 1890 (X.D.11)
    Edith C. Tatnall (Denver, Colorado)

Break - 3:30pm

Session VI – 4:00pm

  • Libri manuscripti et libri artificialiter scripti: What Are the Differences?
    Richard B. Marks (Grand Valley State College)
  • The Commercial Aspects of Medieval Manuscripts in 1974
    Bernard Rosenthal (San Francisco, California)

Session B

Session IV – 1:00pm

  • The Text of George Cavendish's So-Called Metrical Visions: The Nature of the Autograph MS Egerton 2402 and its Relationship to MS Dugdale 28
    A. S. G. Edwards (University of Victoria)
  • Optimist and Recensionist: A Review of Editorial Techniques
    Leonard E. Boyle (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies)

Session V – 2:00pm

  • The Liber Fabularum of Gregorio Correr
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)
  • Job, the Healer: A Study of the Written and Oral Transmission of a Magical Text from the 10th to the 15th Century
    Lucille Pinto (Saint Louis, Missouri)

Break - 3:30pm

Session VI – 4:00pm

  • The MSS of the Collectio Lanfranci, saec. XI et XII
    Schafer Williams (University of Wisconsin, Green Bay)
  • The Treatment of Marriage in the Quaestiones Londinenses (MS Royal 9.E.VII)
    James A. Brundage (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)

Conference Dinner - 6:00pm - Cupples House

GUEST SPEAKER

  • Walter J. Ong, S.J. (Saint Louis University)
    African Drum Language and Contextual Meaning

SATURDAY, 19 OCTOBER 1974

Session A

GUEST SPEAKER – 9:00am

Paul O. Kristeller (Columbia University)
Methods of Research in Renaissance Manuscripts

Discussion - 9:40am

Session VII - 10:00am

  • Cuthbert's Letter on the Death of Bede
    Paul Meyvaert (Mediaeval Academy of America)
  • Martin Scottus (819-875) and the Scholica graecarum glossarum: A New Look at the Manuscripts
    John J. Contreni (Purdue University)

Session VIII - 11:00am

  • Illustration of Kingship in the Middle Ages: 800-1100
    Katherine Haskins (Washington University)
  • The Illuminated Dutch Manuscripts at the Walters Art Gallery
    Lilian M. C. Randall (The Walters Art Gallery)

Session B

Session VII – 9:00am

  • Additions to Tubach's “Index Exemplorum” from Unpublished Sermon and Exempla Collections of the Thirteenth Century
    Harry F. Sebastian (Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, Saint John's University)
  • A Growing Tabulation of Vincent of Beauvais' “Speculum historiale”
    Gregory G. Guzman (Bradley University)

Break - 10:30am

Session VIII - 11:00am

  • Some Paleographical Problems in Early 16th-Century Spanish Manuscripts
    Ernest J. Burrus, S.J. (Jesuit Historical Institute, Rome)
  • Eyewitness Account of the 1781-1782 Comunero Revolt in Bogotá
    Charles Fleener (Saint Louis University)

Luncheon - 12:15pm

Session A

Session IX - 1:00pm

  • The Style of the Beatus of Silos
    Otto Karl Werckmeister (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • An Early Fourteenth-Century English Illuminated Psalter in the Escorial
    Lucy Freeman Sandler (New York University)

Break - 1:45pm

Session X - 2:00pm

  • On the Original Meaning of the Canon Table Frames
    Molly Teasdale Smith (Michigan State University)
  • Mythological Motifs in Anglo-Saxon MSS before the Conquest
    Jacqueline Brown (Lansing Community College)

Session B

Session IX – 1:00pm

  • An Edition of the Wardrobe Book of Edward III of England for 1338-1340
    Bryce Lyon (Brown University)
  • The Registers of King Jaume I, “lo Conqueridor,” of Arago-Catalonia: His Crusader Kingdom of Valencia, 1257-1276
    Robert Ignatius Burns (University of San Francisco)

Break - 1:45pm

Session X - 2:00pm

  • The Manuscripts Containing the Old English Translation of the Herbarium Apulei
    Linda Voigts (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  • Text of the Berlin Manuscript of Williram's Expositio in Cantica Canticorum (Staatsbibliothek, Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, MS Phillipps 575)
    Erminnie H. Bartelmez (Case Western Reserve University)