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11th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

12–13 OCTOBER 1984


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 29 (1985): 3-11

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session I – 8:30am

  • The Soliloquium of Gregorio Correr
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)
  • Some Thirteenth-Century Manuscripts at Princeton
    Jean F. Preston (Princeton University)
  • The Vatican Mythographers Mai and Bode
    William J. O'Neal (University of Toledo)

Morning Break – 9:30am

Session II – 10:00am

  • The "Vulgate" Commentary on the Metamorphoses of Ovid
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)
  • Rome, Vallicelliana MS C40: The Ysagoge of Boncompagno da Sgina
    Elmer Clark (Athens, GA)
  • A Catalog of Medieval and Renaissance Works on Epistolography: A Progress Report
    Emil J. Polak (City University of New York)

Luncheon – 11:30am

Session III – 1:00pm

  • Illuminations of Purgatory in French Gothic Devotional Texts
    Pamela S. Hemzik (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Three Twelfth-Century Vatican Recentiores of Sallust: The Beginning of a Reconstruction
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • Sources Used by William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones in the Design of the Kelmscott Chaucer in 1896
    Jeanne Krochalis (Pennsylvania State University)

Afternoon Break – 2:30pm

Session IV – 3:00pm

  • Anglo-Saxon Style in the Age of Edward III: The "Archaizing" Initials of an Historia aurea in Cambridge
    John B. Friedman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • A Fifteenth-Century English School Master's Book at the Beineke Library of Yale University: The Recovery of a Manuscript
    Linda E. Voigts (University of Missouri, Kansas City) and Barbara Shailor (Bucknell University)
  • Peter Cantor's Commentary on the Apocalypse: The BYU Manuscript
    Thomas Mackay (Brigham Young University)

Session V – 4:30pm

  • Manuscripts of Arabic Translations of Euclid's Elements
    Gregg De Young (Stonehill College)
  • Notarial Records and Their Custody in England in 1307
    R. Finucane (University of Puget Sound)

Reception – 5:30-7:00pm
Samuel E. Cupples House

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session VI – 9:00am

  • Marie de France's Elegant Style Visually Realized in Arsenal MS 3142: Another Inquiry into Iconographic Interpretations of Marie's Ésope
    Marjorie M. Malvern (University of Florida)
  • Thomas James: England's First Theoretical Textual Critic
    Richard W. Clement (University of Chicago)
  • The Manuscript of Two Queens: Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron from the Collection of Queen Christina (Vatican Library)
    Betty J. Davis (Brooklyn College)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session VII – 11:00am

  • Three Iconic Miniatures in Codex Vaticanus aethiopicus 260
    Marilyn E. Heldman (Washington University)
  • The Work of the First "A" Redactor of the South English Legendary on the Legend of St. Gregory the Great
    Thomas R. Liszka (Pennsylvania State University)
  • Metrical Methods in Paleography
    Robert Mathiesen (Brown University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session VIII – 2:00pm

  • The Authenticity of Ockham's Quaestiones in librum Physicorum
    Stephen F. Brown (Boston College)
  • Recently Discovered Annotated Printer's Proofsheets for Holinshed's Chronicles, Edition of 1587
    Randall McLeod (University of Toronto)
  • Borrowings by Johann von Lichtenberg from the Commentary on the Metaphysics by the Oxford Master John Tytynsale
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Closing Remarks – 3:30pm