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12th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

12TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
11–12 OCTOBER 1985

PROGRAM

  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 30 (1986): 3-20


FRIDAY, 11 OCTOBER 1985
Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Plenary Session Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library– 9:00am

A Tribute to Lowrie J. Daly, Builder of Research Collections
Charles J. Ermatinger and Thomas G. Tolles (Saint Louis University)

    
Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session I – 10:00am

  • The Use of Manuscripts in the Middle English Dictionary
    Robert E. Lewis (University of Michigan)
  • Medieval Manuscripts at Pennsylvania State University: A Project Description
    Jeanne Krochalis (Pennsylvania State University)

Morning Break – 10:50am

Session II – 11:00am

  • Toward a Critical Edition of Alfonso X's Libro del saber de astrologia
    Anthony J. Cárdenas (Wichita State University)
  • A New Manuscript of Nicholas of Lynns Kalendarium (Chapel Hill MS 522, fols. 159r-202r)
    Michael P. Kuczynski (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Luncheon – 12:00pm

Session III – 1:00pm

  • The Astrological Games of Pier Francesco Valentin
    Thomas G. Tolles (Saint Louis University)
  • Two Seventeenth-Century Lute Books from the Vatican Library
    Victor Coelho (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • The Roman Revival of Cavalli's Scipione Affricano
    William Krause (Washington University)

Afternoon Break – 2:30pm

Session IV – 3:00pm

  • Bellum Jugurthinum 103.2-112.3: A Reconsideration of the Source for the Lacuna
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • A New Fragment of Horace, Sermones I.6
    Thomas Mackay (Brigham Young University)
  • Medieval Introductions to Ovid
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)

Session B - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session I – 10:00am

  • The Drawings and Paintings in an Ottonian Epistle-Lectionary
    Elizabeth C. Teviotdale (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • The Iconography of the Assumption in Three Ottonian Manuscripts: The Adaptation of a Byzantine Theme
    Martha L. Steele (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Morning Break – 10:50am

Session II – 11:00am

  • Aspects of Iconographic Transmission in 13th-Century Psalter Illustration (Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, J.F. Lewis Collection, MS E.185)
    Elizabeth A. Peterson (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Illustrations and Text in the Lost Codex Spirensis: Some Statistical Evidence
    Robert Grigg (University of California, Davis)

Luncheon – 12:00pm

Session III – 1:00pm

  • Bacchus among the Business Documents: A Nativity Parody on British Library, MS Egerton 2360
    Carter Revard (Washington University)
  • The Middle English Treatise on Fishing with an Angle: From Script to Print
    George R. Kaiser (Kansas State University)
  • Manuscript Considerations in Comparing Editions of Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron
    Betty J. Davis (Columbia University)

Afternoon Break – 2:30pm

Session IV – 3:00pm

  • Biblical Typology as Carmelite Propaganda in a 15th-Century Gradual Leaf at the University of Illinois
    John B. Friedman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • A New Interpretation of the Style and William J. O'Neal (University of Toledo): The Illustrations for the Libellus de imaginibus deorum contained in Vat. Reg. lat. 1290
    Kristi A. Wormhoudt (University of Arkansas)
  • The Illustrations for the Libellus de imaginibus deorum contained in Vat. Reg. lat. 1290
    William J. O'Neal (University of Toledo)

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


SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 1985
Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session A - Vatican Film Library, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session V – 9:00am

  • Music in Bede's De temporum ratione: An 11th-Century Addition to British Library MS Cotton Vespasian B VI
    Alma C. Browne (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  • The Bobbio Hymnarium and a Crossroad of Influences
    Patrick Brannon (Washington University)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session VI – 11:00am

  • An Unnoticed Late Fragment of the De aeternitate mundi of Siger of Brabant in Cod. Vat. Pal. lat. 1058
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)
  • The Problems of Structure in the Manuscripts of Richard Kilvington's Sentences Commentary
    John Van Dyk (Dordt College)
  • Proportiones in Late Medieval Universities: An Examination of Two Treatises
    Steven J. Livesey (University of Oklahoma)

Session B - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session V – 9:00am

  • Italian Sixteenth-Century Writing Books and the Scribal Reality in Verona
    Richard W. Clement (University of Chicago)
  • An Unidentified Copy of the Postilla super Lucam of Nicolas de Gorran
    Cynthia Renée Bland (University of Michigan)

Session VI – 11:00am

  • Graphic Cues for the Presentation of Verse in the Earliest Manuscripts of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica
    Katherine O'Brian O'Keefe (Texas A&M University)
  • A Fifteenth-Century Medical Scribe
    Linda E. Voigts (University of Missouri, Kansas City)
  • Cataloging a Manuscript of Alchemical Miscellany (Clm 26059)
    John R. Clark (Fordham University)

Luncheon – 12:00pm

Session VII – 1:00pm

  • The Use of John Harington's Autograph of the New Discourse as a Printer's Copy
    Randal McLeod (University of Toronto)
  • Clues to Thomas Starkey's Method and Vocabulary from the MS of his Dialogue
    Thomas F. Mayer (Southwest Missouri State University)
  • Pére Bernard Versifies the Patriarch Photios: A New Poet?
    Despina S. White (Middle Georgia College)

Closing Remarks – 2:30pm