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14th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

14TH SAINT LOUIS CONFERENCE ON MANUSCRIPT STUDIES
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
16–17 OCTOBER 1987

PROGRAM

  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 32 (1988): 3-19

FRIDAY, 16 OCTOBER 1987
Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session I – 9:00am

  • A Text at the Crossroads of Law and Politics: William Durant the Younger's Treatise on Councils
    Constantin Fasolt (University of Chicago)
  • The Diffusion of a Gloss from the Commentary of Guido de Baysio on the Liber sextus
    Thomas N. Izbicki (Wichita State University)
  • Manuscript 88 of the Real Convento de Predicadores de Valencia: A New Link in the Manuscript Tradition of Las Siete partidas
    Marilyn Stone (Dominican College)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

  • Medieval Manuscripts and Modern Mouvance
    Roy Rosenstein (American College, Paris)
  • Sectional Divisions in the Vercelli Book (Vercelli, Biblioteca Capitolare, MS CXVII): Another Look
    Katherine O'Brien O'Keefe (Texas A&M University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session III – 2:00pm

  • Manuscript Evidence for Names of the Storytellers in Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron
    Betty J. Davis (City University of New York)
  • Codicological and Paleographic Peculiarities of Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Ms. fr. 605
    Christine M. Reno (Vassar College)
  • The Aesopic Fables of Guarino de Verona (Milano, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Cod. R 21)
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session IV – 4:00pm

  • The Spanish Aesop of 1488 and 1489: Two Textual Traditions or One?
    Anthony J. Cárdenas (Wichita State University)
  • Pero López de Ayala and the Rationale for the Condensation of his Translation of Gregory's Moralia (Madrid, Biblioteca nacional, MS 12720)
    Frederick M. Morrison (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)
  • A Fifteenth-Century Castilian Teacher's Lecture Notes on the Metamorphoses (Soria, Biblioteca pública, MS 4-H)
    John Dagenais (Northwestern University)

Session B - Lower Level 6, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session I – 9:00am

  • Artists and Craftsmen as Donors: On the Function and Meaning of the Illustrations in Bamberg, Staatsbibliothek, Hs. Msc. patr. 5
    Corine Schleif (Universität Bamberg)
  • New Growth on the Family Tree: A Re-evaluation of Painting at St. Peter's Scriptorium (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MSS M.780, M.781, G.44; München, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm. 15713)
    Anthony Bevin (Montana State University)
  • Italian Romanesque Manuscript Illumination: Some Roman Dimensions (Città del Vaticano, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Archivio di San Pietro, Cod. A.11-12, C.92, A.4-5)
    Larry M. Ayres (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

  • Conventional Use of the Prayers and Meditations of Anselm in the Twelfth Century (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Auct. D.2.6, and Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, Hs. 289)
    Dorothy M. Shepard (Bryn Mawr College)
  • The Thirteenth-Century Liber ordinarius of Konrad von Mure
    Elizabeth Lipsmeyer (Old Dominion University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session III – 2:00pm

  • Rubrics of Evaluation: A Fifteenth-Century Manuscript of Aelred of Rievaulx's De institutione inclusarum (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Lat. Theol. d.27)
    Marsha L. Dutton (University of Michigan)
  • Pictures and Text in Cursor mundi (London, British Library, MS Cotton Vespasian A iii and MS Add. 31042; Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians, [s.n.])
    Sarah M. Horrall (University of Ottawa)
  • The Illustrations of the Durán and Tovar Manuscripts over the Nature of the Indians (Madrid, Biblioteca nacional, Vitr. 26-11)
    N.C. Christopher Couch (Columbia University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session IV – 4:00pm

  • John Lydgate's Lyf of Our Lady in Fifteenth-Century Miscellanies
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)
  • Hagiography and History: Legends of the Saints in London, Lambeth Palace, MS 84
    Lister M. Matheson (Michigan State University)
  • A Fifteenth-Century Popular Guide to Meditation: Magdalena of Freiburg's Erklärung des Vaterunsers (Donaueschingen, Fürstenbergische Hofbibliothek, Hs. 298)
    Karen Greenspan (Mount Holyoke College)

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


SATURDAY, 17 OCTOBER 1987
Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session A - Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session V – 11:00am

  • The Craft of Nombryng in Columbia University, Plimpton MS 259
    Paul Acker (University of Michigan)
  • The Notational System of the Scribe of Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Ms. latin 903
    Cheryl C. Frasch (Ohio State University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session VI – 2:00pm

  • Johann von Lichtenberg and His Quodlibet as Enriched by Borrowings from the Oxford Arts Master John Dymsdale (Durham, Cathedral Library, MS C.IV.20; Montpellier, Bibliothèque de l'École de médecine, Ms. H 293; and Città del Vaticano, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Cod. Vat. lat. 859)
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)
  • The Discussion of Master John Dymsdale on the Plurality of Forms in His Commentary on the De anima: A Text Collated from Oxford, Balliol College, MS 311; and Oxford, Oriel College, MS 33
    Linus J. Thro, S.J. (Saint Louis University)
  • Man as a Political Animal: A Comparison of the Comments of Thomas Aquinas and Walter Burley on this Famous Aristotelian Passage
    Lowrie J. Daly, S.J. (Saint Louis University)

Session B - Lower Level 6, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session V – 11:00am

  • The Cataloguing of Medieval and Renaissance Commentaries on Ovid: An Interim Report
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)
  • Editing the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Alcuin in Cod. Vat. lat. 651
    Thomas Mackay (Brigham Young University)

Session VI – 2:00pm

  • Theological Changes in Updike's Manuscript A Month of Sundays
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • Dies boni et mali, obitus, et contra hec remedium: Remedies for Fortune in Some Fifteenth-Century English Manuscripts
    John B. Friedman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • A Discussion of the Questions Surrounding the Charters Issued by the Khans and Khanshis of the Golden Horde to the Metropolitans of the Russian Orthodox Church
    Anthony Vitale (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Closing Remarks – 3:30pm