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5th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

5TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
12–14 OCTOBER 1978

PROGRAM

  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 23 (1979): 3-25

THURSDAY, 12 OCTOBER 1978

Registration – Cupples House 1:00pm

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session I – 2:00pm

  • A Fifteenth-Century French "Passion": Research in Textual Aspects
    Nicole A. Marzac (Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes, Paris)
  • A New Fragment of the Propheties de Merlin
    Rosalie Vermette (Indiana University)

Break – 3:00pm

Session II – 3:30pm

  • The Third Vatican Mythographer Alberic
    Richard M. Krill (University of Toledo)
  • Flores de re militari: Vegetius Manuscripts in the Vatican Library
    Charles R. Shrader (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth)
  • The Kansas Pontifical: Another Witness to the Roman Pontifical of the Twelfth Century
    Richard Kay (University of Kansas)

Session B -Cupples House

Samuel E. Cupples House

Session I – 2:00pm

  • Medieval Classification of Comets, as Shown in the Text and Illustrations of Three Old French Comet Treatises (cod. Vat. Reg. lat. 1330)
    Lys Ann Taylor Shore (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto)
  • Traditions of Dutch Border Decoration and Their Relevance in Detecting Workshop Procedures
    Robert G. Calkins (Cornell University)

Break – 3:00pm

Session II – 3:30pm

  • A Male Natura-Figure in cod. Palat. lat. 629?
    Sr. Mary Clemente Davlin (Rosary College)
  • Silent Reading: Its Impact on Fourteenth-Century Script and Society
    Paul Saenger (Northwestern University Library)
  • An Unknown Illuminated Page from the Medieval Statutes of the Order of Saint Michael in the Ambrosiana Library, Milan
    A. L. Gabriel (University of Notre Dame)

FRIDAY, 13 OCTOBER 1978

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session III – 9:00am

  • The Epilogue of Olivi's Quaestiones logicales: A Spiritualist's Justification for the Study of Aristotle's Logic
    Stephen F. Brown (University of the South, Sewanee)
  • Siger of Brabant's Lectures on the Metaphysics in the Surviving MSS
    William Dunphy (St. Michael's College, University of Toronto)

Break – 10:30am

Session IV – 11:00am

  • Problems in Describing Grammaticalia for Manuscript Catalogues
    Paul F. Gehl (American Academy in Rome)
  • Bodleian MS Digby 86: Genre and Provenance
    Carter Revard (Washington University)

Session B - Cupples House

Session III – 9:00am

  • Paleography and the Folger Shakespeare Signature
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • A 15th-Century Hours in a 19th-Century Imitation
    Lilian M. C. Randall (Walters Art Gallery)

Break – 10:30am

Session IV – 11:00am

  • Cassiodorus and the Utrecht Psalter Illustrations
    Grace L. Houghton (State University of New York, Binghamton)
  • Medieval Image Style and St. Augustine's Theory of Knowledge and Vision
    Annemarie Mahler (University of Cincinnati)

Break - 11:45
    
General Session, Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Identifying Research Possibilities in an Incompletely Catalogued Manuscript Collection

Chauncey E. Finch (Saint Louis University)

Luncheon - 12:45pm

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session V – 1:15pm

  • A Classification of the Middle English Brut Manuscripts
    Lister M. Matheson (University of Michigan)
  • Another Old English Translation of Gregory the Great's Dialogues?
    Paul E. Szarmach (State University of New York, Binghamton)

Session VI – 2:00pm

  • Joachim of Fiore, Expositio in Apocalypsim: Approach to the Study of the Textual Transmission
    Yvon Gélinas (Bibliothèque, Institut d'Études Médiévales, Montréal)
  • Derivational Relationships in the Spanish Cancioneros, Fifteenth-Century Poetic Codices
    Robert G. Black (Beloit College)

Break - 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

  • The Composition of a 14th-Century Spanish Cathedral Library: Tarazona, Archivo de la Catedral
    Donald Yates (Saint Louis University)
  • The Manuscript Library of Cardinal Johannes de Turrecremata
    Thomas M. Izbicki (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Greek Manuscripts in Padua: The Library of Gian Vincenzo Pinelli (1535-1601)
    Marcella Grendler (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Session B - Cupples House

Session V – 1:15pm

  • Ricketts 136 and the Master W-with-the-Key
    Thomas W. Puryear (Southeastern Massachusetts University)
  • Reconstruction of a Thirteenth-Century Psalter: British Library Add. 28784 A and B
    Judith Oliver (Walters Art Gallery)

Session VI – 2:00pm

  • Humanistic Poems in Vatican Manuscripts
    Valerie M. Lagorio (University of Iowa)
  • The Latin Fables of Ognibene da Lonigo
    Joseph R. Berrigan (The University of Georgia)

Break - 3:30pm

Session VII – 4:00pm

  • The Circle of Sins: Medieval Septenaria
    Jeanne Krochalis (University of Pennsylvania)
  • The Book of Cerne and the English Devotional Tradition: A Survey of Pre-Conquest Manuscripts Containing Devotional Materials
    Thomas H. Bestul (University of Nebraska)
  • Dating the Manuscripts of the Northern Homily Cycle
    Thomas J. A. Heffernan (The University of Tennessee)

Conference Dinner - 6:00 pm - Cupples House

GUEST SPEAKERS

  • Anthony Edwards, Valerie M. Lagorio, Robert E. Lewis
    Index of Middle English Prose: A Report

SATURDAY, 14 OCTOBER 1978

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session VIII – 9:00am

  • Contra Manichaeós: A Question of Authorship
    Despina Stratoudaki White (Middle Georgia College)
  • The Original MS of the Libros del saber de astronomia
    Anthony J. Cárdenas (Wichita State University)
  • John Tytynsale as the Pseudo-Scotus of the Questions on Metaphysics X and XII
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Session B - Cupples House

Session VIII – 9:00am

  • Patronage and Iconography of the Vivian Bible (Paris, Bibl. nat., Ms. latin 1)
    Eleanor Scheifele (Saint Louis University)
  • A Pre-Iconoclastic Gospel Frontispiece in Ethiopia
    Marilyn E. Heldman (Washington University)