Special Collections

19th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

9–10 OCTOBER 1992


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 36 (1992): 163-77

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session I – 9:00am

  • Further Authentication of Shakespeare's Seventh Signature
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • Sibling Scripts: The Latin and Greek Hands of Angelo Poliziano
    Alan Cottrell (University of Texas, Austin)
  • Capitulum CXXXII (Roma) of Book XIV of the Chronicon of Benzo d'Alessandria
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session II – 11:00am

  • The Challenges of Editing the Demandes d'amour
    Margaret Felberg-Levitt (Université de Montréal)
  • A Newly Discovered Fragment of the Romance Gui de Warewick
    M. Daniel DeCillis (Duke University)
  • A Comparison of Texts of One Episode in the Life of St. Catherine of Alexandria
    Carl E. Quesnell (Des Moines, IA)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session III – 2:00pm

  • The Mosan Fragment in Berlin (Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Kupferstichkabinett 78 A 6) and the Cotton Genesis Recension
    Gretel Chapman (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
  • Twelfth-Century Illuminated English Manuscripts of Augustine, City of God
    Kenneth B. Steinhauser (Saint Louis University)
  • A Look into the Mind of a Glossator: The Old High German Dry-Point Glosses in MS a VII 2 (St. Peter, Salzburg)
    Hartwig Mayer (University of Toronto)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session IV – 4:00pm

  • Another Leaf from the Spanish Forger's Book: A Fake Antiphonal Miniature in the University of Illinois Collections
    John B. Friedman (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • The Glossed Moissac Hymnal at the Vatican and Its Continental Context
    Susan Boynton (Brandeis University)
  • The Role of the Liturgical Image: Evidence from the Fruttuaria Consuetudines
    Elizabeth Lipsmeyer (Old Dominion University)

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

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:30am

Session V – 9:00am

  • The Text of Aeschylus, Persae, in Codex Vaticanus Palatinus graecus 287 (Ga)
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • Varying the Variables: What Computer Variant Analysis Can and Cannot Tell Us
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • Manuscript P of Thomas More, Historia Richardi tertii (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Ms. fr. 4996)
    Louis V. Galdieri (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Morning Break – 10:30am

Session VI – 11:00am

  • A Little-Known Scholastic Genre: University Inception Speeches
    Nancy Spatz (University of Northern Colorado)
  • The Work of the Late Thirteenth-Century Arts Master John Dymsdale: Preliminary Assessments
    Linus J. Thro (Saint Louis University)
  • Transmission History of H XIV, a Nuremberg Manuscript for Reformed Dominican Nuns
    Sarah Glenn DeMaris (Valparaiso University)

Luncheon – 12:30pm

Session VII – 2:00pm

  • Texts, Tabulae, and Late Medieval Scholarship: The Case of Giles of Rome, De regimine principum
    Charles F. Briggs (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Working through the Maze: A Critical Edition of the Questiones of Scotus on the Metaphysics
    Girard J. Etzkorn (St. Bonaventure University)
  • The Role of Codex Vaticanus latinus 6758 in Research on Siger of Brabant
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session VIII – 4:00pm

  • Aristotle, De interpretatione 9.19a23-b4: The Textual Solution of a Philosophical Problem
    J.C. Marler (Saint Louis University)
  • A Sixteenth-Century Textbook of Practical Mathematics: The Innocenti Libro d'abbaco
    Philip Gavitt (Saint Louis University)
  • The Abacus and Hindu-Arabic Numerals: An Illustrated Treatise on Multiplication in Codex Vaticanus Ottobonianus latinus 1354 (s.xi/xii)
    Craig A. Gibson (Duke University)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm