Special Collections

21st Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

21–22 OCTOBER 1994


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 38 (1994): 189-210

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session I – 8:30am

  • On Method in Philosophy: An Apology for Textual Criticism
    J.C. Marler (Saint Louis University)
  • Medieval Text Editing: Art or Science?
    Girard J. Etzkorn (Saint Bonaventure University)
  • Editing the Whole Text: The Implications of Transmission History for Editorial Practice
    Deborah Rose-Lefmann (Aurora, IL)

Morning Break – 9:30am

Session II – 10:00am

  • The Choral Ode of Giovanni Manzini della Motta
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia)
  • The Palladius Tradition of Agricultural Writing in Spain: Another Palladio arromançado Comes to Light
    Thomas M. Capuano (Northeast Missouri State University)
  • Bernardo Moretti: Biographer and Commentator on Ovid
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)

Session III – 11:00am

  • The Author Portraits of the Beatus Apocalypse: A Theological Analysis of Gerona, Museo Diocesano, Ms. 7, f. 19r
    Kenneth B. Steinhauser (Saint Louis University)
  • The Chalon Hours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Mid-Fifteenth-Century Flemish Illuminated Manuscript
    Kevin M. Phelan (Saint Louis University)

Luncheon – 12:00pm

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session IV – 1:00pm

Session A: Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

  • Of Phoenix and Arsonists: Darius the Second, the Behistan Inscription, and Aramaic Manuscripts from Ancient Egypt
    Adam I. Blitz (University of Michigan)
  • The Contents and Characteristics of Codex Vaticanus Ottobonianus gr. 210 (Ba) in the Prometheus vinctus and Septem adversus Thebas of Aeschylus
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • The Text of Cicero's Laelius, De amicitia in Codex Vaticanus Reginensis latinus 1574
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • St. Martial and the Dating of Late Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts
    M.J. Toswell (University of Western Ontario)

Afternoon Break – 2:00pm

Session V – 2:30pm

  • Reattributing Codex Cremifarensis 35: A Twelfth-Century Copy of Bernard of Clairvaux's Sermones super Cantica Canticorum from Lambach
    Lisa Fagin Davis (Philadelphia, PA)
  • The Historiated Initials of the St. Albans Psalter: Christina of Markyate's Textbook for the Monastic Life
    Annette Lermack (University of Iowa)
  • Marginal Bestiaries
    Debra Hassig (University of Oklahoma, Norman)

Session B: Lower Level 6, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session IV – 1:00pm

  • The Legend of St. Etheldreda in British Library, MS Egerton 1993, and Bodleian Library, MS Eng. Poet. a.1 (Vernon)
    Richard T. Martin (Saint Louis University)
  • Saint Æþelberht in the South English Legendary (British Library, MS Egerton 1993)
    Michael S. Nagy (Saint Louis University)
  • Commerce and Control: The Assize of Bread and Ale in Pierpont Morgan Manuscript M.775
    Ann Campion Riley (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break

Session V - 2:00pm

  • The Origin and Transmission of Glosses to Aldhelm of Malmesbury's “Epistola ad Heahfridum”
    Scott Gwara (University of South Carolina)
  • Recte docens vel credens: A Study of Glossed Manuscripts of Ivo of Chartres' Panormia
    Bruce C. Brassington (West Texas A&M University)
  • Codex Callixtinus: The Peculiar Transcription of a Manuscript
    Thomas F. Coffey (Creighton University)

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

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:00am

Session VI – 8:30am

  • An Early Booklist from Saint-Laurent de Liège
    Gretel Chapman (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
  • Run-of-the-Mill Manuscripts and the Vernacular Book Trade in Later Fifteenth-Century England
    Bryan P. Davis (Ohio State University)
  • Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century English Commonplace Books
    David Parker (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Morning Break – 9:30am

Session VII – 10:00am

  • Qui unam arbusculam inserere cognoverit: Offshoots on a Guidonian Stemma
    Dolores Pesce (Washington University)
  • The Truth of Hidden Things: Audience Factors in Apocalypse Manuscript Design
    Anne Vinsel (University of Utah)
  • Troubadour or Trobairitz?  Inconsistent Gender Markings in Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, Ms. fr. 844
    Chantal Phan (University of British Columbia)

Session VIII – 11:00am

  • Shakespeare's Twins' Baptismal Records and Twelfth Night
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Columbia)
  • Revising the Bibliographies of Early Ruskin Manuscripts: The Example of Chronicles of St. Bernard
    David C. Hanson (Southeastern Louisiana University)

Luncheon – 12:00pm

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session IX – 2:00pm

  • The Prose Texts of the Beowulf Manuscript: The Wonders of the East and Life of St. Christopher, Texts and Manuscripts
    Joseph P. McGowan (University of San Diego)
  • The Editorial Truncation of Nicholas “Love's Mirrour” in Huntington Library MS HM 149
    Shearle Furnish (West Texas A&M University)
  • Evidence for Scribes with Notarial Training: A Copy of Nicholas Love's Mirror of the Blessed Life of Jesus Christ
    Maureen D. Kofkee (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
  • The Manuscripts and Readers of a Fifteenth-Century English Veterinary Treatise
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session X – 4:00pm

  • John Dymsdale's Use of Thomas Aquinas in his Questions on the Ethics of Aristotle
    Linus J. Thro, S.J. (Saint Louis University)
  • Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, Chapter 4 and Extensions: An Underused Format for Cataloguing Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Texts
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm