Special Collections

22nd Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

6–7 OCTOBER 1995


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 39 (1995): 159-72

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast 8:00am

Session I - 9:00am

  • The Dethe of the Kynge of Scotis
    Lister M. Matheson (Michigan State University, East Lansing)
  • Scribal Conventions in the Layout of the Towneley Stage Directions
    Frances Gussenhoven (Loyola Marymount University)
  • King Lear and Shakespeare's Silence in his Dowry Deposition MS
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)

Morning Break - 10:30am

Session II - 11:00am

  • Tyranny and Fortune in the Choral Odes of the Latin Tragedies of the Trecento and Quattrocento
    Joseph R. Berrigan (University of Georgia, Athens)
  • De caelesti hierarchia and Le mirouer des simple ames anienties: Chantilly, Musée Condé, MS F xiv 26 and Cod. Vat. lat. 4355
    Jack C. Marler (Saint Louis University)
  • Codex latinus Dukianus 112: A New Manuscript of Ludovico Petroni
    Edmund F. DeHoratius (Worcester, MA)

Luncheon - 12:00pm

Session III - 1:00pm

  • Is Cluster Analysis Optimist or Recensionist?
    Stephen Schierling (Louisiana State University)
  • Reconstructing Robert Thornton's Herbal: London Cathedral Library, MS 91
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)
  • Giovanni Francesco Picenardi and the Ovidian Commentary in Modena, Biblioteca Estense, MS lat. 306
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)

Session IV - 2:00pm

  • They Rolled Their Own: The English Common Law Statute Book in Roll Format
    Jerome S. Arkenberg (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • King Job as Subject of an Iconographic Tradition
    Kenneth B. Steinhauser (Saint Louis University)
  • The St. Ursmar Hours: A Descriptive Analysis of a Mid-Fifteenth-Century Franco-Flemish Book of Hours
    Kevin M. Phalen (Saint Louis University)
  • The Importance of Notarial Chartularies in the Reconstruction of Renaissance Italy: The Case of Novara
    Claudia Albini Stephens (Dallas, TX)

Afternoon Break - 3:30pm

Session V - 4:00pm

  • Filippo Balatri's Vita e viaggi: A Unique Perspective on Peter the Great's Russia
    Daniel L. Schlafly, Jr. (Saint Louis University)
  • Catherine the Great's Promotion Chart
    Alla Barabtarlo (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session VI - 9:00am

  • Computerized Bibliographic Controls at the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
    Theresa M. Vann (Hill Monastic Manuscript Library)
  • The National Bibliographic Networks and the Computerized Cataloguing of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
    Hope Mayo (New York, NY)
  • Constructing a Set of Guidelines for the Descriptive Cataloging of Codex Manuscripts Using the AMC Format on RLIN
    Lawrence S. Creider (University of Pennsylvania)

Morning Break 10:30am

Session VII - 11:00am

  • The Manuscripts of the Rhetorical Works of Alberic of Monte Cassino (11th/12th Century): A Status Report
    Thomas F. Coffey (Creighton University)
  • Past and Present: The Making of a Late Medieval Composition Textbook
    Martin Camargo (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Luncheon - 12:00pm

Session VIII - 2:00pm

  • De nativitatibus of Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1167): Conjectures about Its Edition as an Incunabulum
    Danielle Joyner (University of Utah)
  • A Letter by Bishop Jean de Pins in Defense of Étienne Dolet (1534)
    Jan Pendergrass (University of Georgia, Athens)

Session IX - 3:30pm

  • The Hyphen in Greek Manuscripts
    David J. Murphy (New York, NY)
  • Significant Readings and Affiliations of Cod. Vaticanus Ottobonianus gr. 210 (Ba) in the Prometheus vinctus of Aeschylus
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • Sedulius' Paschale opus: The Manuscript Witnesses
    Carl P.E. Springer (Illinois State University, Normal)
  • Examining a Stray Copy of a quaestio by John Dymsdale on Metaphysics VI: Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, Hs. 1427, f. 15va-b
    Charles J. Ermatinger (Saint Louis University)

Closing Remarks 5:00pm