Special Collections

25th Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies

9–10 OCTOBER 1998


  • Abstracts: Manuscripta 42 (1998): 139-57

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Registration and Breakfast – 8:00am

Session I – 8:30am

  • Sacred Iconography in Illustrated Manuscripts of the “Roman de la Rose”
    Meradith T. McMunn (Rhode Island College)
  • Images of Theology and Ethics in the Medieval Latin Bestiary
    Willene B. Clark (Marlboro College)
  • Lions, Tigers, and Bears: Marginal Stories for a Queen in Three English Prayerbooks
    Anne Rudolff Stanton (University of Missouri, Columbia)

Morning Break – 9:30am

Session II – 10:00am

  • Patrons and Illuminators in Lyons: Shaping the Manuscript Market around 1500
    Elizabeth Burin (Baltimore, MD)
  • Nationalism and Nostalgia in the Court of Charles VI: Text and Image in St. Louis Public Library, MS Grolier 50
    Sherry C.M. Lindquist (Saint Louis University)
  • Giburc as Mediatrix: Illuminated Reflections of Tolerance in Nürnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Graphische Sammlung Hz 1104-1105
    David O. Neville (Washington University)

Session III – 11:00am

  • Some Notes on the Library of Cosimo and Lorenzo di Giovanni de' Medici: A Codicological and Historical Research
    Xavier van Binnebeke (Rijksuniversiteit Leiden)
  • Out of the Ashes: Unburned Grimani Manuscripts
    Donald F. Jackson (University of Iowa)

Luncheon – 12:00pm
Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session IV – 1:00pm

  • Perceval's Sister in the Prose “Yvain”
    Norris J. Lacy (Pennsylvania State University)
  • The Knights of the Round Table in the Manuscripts of “Erec et Enide”
    Carleton W. Carroll (Oregon State University)

Afternoon Break – 2:00pm

Session V – 2:30pm

  • Manuscript Evidence for Shakespeare's Royal Performances, 16031613
    W. Nicholas Knight (University of Missouri, Rolla)
  • Reassessing the Apuntes geográficos of Francisco Javier Clavijero
    John F. Crossen (Indiana University)
  • The Princess and the Publicist: Ekaterina Dashkova on Castéra's “Vie de Catherine, Impératrice de Russie”
    Daniel L. Schlafly, Jr. (Saint Louis University)

Session VI - 4:00pm

  • Editorship as Semantic Commentary: In Defense of Joseph Quint
    J.C. Marler (Saint Louis University)
  • Marcus of Orvieto's “Liber de moralitatibus”: A Critical Edition in Progress
    Girard J. Etzkorn (Fairfield Glade, TN)
  • From Manuscript to Printed Book: The Case of Erasmus's “De conscribendis epistolis”
    Harry Vredeveld (Ohio State University)

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

Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Breakfast – 8:00am

Session VII – 8:30am

  • Patronage and the Saints in a Devotional Miscellany, British Library, MS Egerton 745
    Judith K. Golden (University of Pittsburgh)
  • Gerard of St. Victor (d. c.1320) on the Theological Habit: The Remarkable Testimony of Cod. Vat. lat. 1086
    Marshall Crossnoe (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
  • The Use of Topoi in Jean de Pins' “Epistolae mutuae” (Nîmes, Bibliothèque municipale, Ms. 215)
    Jan Pendergrass (University of Georgia, Athens)

Morning Break – 9:30am

Session VIII – 10:00am

  • Scribal Duplications: What they Reveal about Scribal Methods and Attributes
    George R. Keiser (Kansas State University)
  • Significant Readings and Affiliations of Cod. Vaticanus Palatinus graecus 139 in the Septem adversus Thebas of Aeschylus
    Charles J. Zabrowski (Gettysburg College)
  • Figures of Speech: Philological Arguments for and against Xenophon's Authorship of “Cynegeticus”
    Ralph Doty (University of Oklahoma)

Session IX – 11:00am

  • The 1430 Inventory of Lion, Sixth Baron Welles: Lincolnshire Records Office, Ancaster Deposit x/A/1.
    Mary Hamel (Mount St. Mary's College)
  • Late Medieval Tyrolean Library Practice: The Protocol in Neustift, Ms. 76
    Belinda A. Egan (Hill Monastic Manuscript Library)
  • Discrepant Visual and Textual Evidence in the Codex Amiatinus: Observations and Implications for the Study of Insular Manuscripts
    Barbara Apelian Beall (Providence College)

Luncheon – 12:00pm
Knights Room, Pius XII Memorial Library

Session X – 2:00pm

  • “This is the Bread of Affliction …”: Appropriating Emblems of Power for Visual and Gastronomic Consumption in the 14th-Century Illuminated Haggadahs from Spain
    Michael Batterman (Northwestern University)
  • Reading Ovid in Medieval France
    Frank T. Coulson (Ohio State University)
  • Scribes and the Legacy of John of Damascus: Anthony of Mar Saba
    David Vila (Saint Louis University)

Afternoon Break – 3:30pm

Session XI – 4:00pm

  • The Recetario of Escorial, Monasterio, Ms. b.IV.34
    Thomas M. Capuano (Truman State University)
  • The Numbers Game: Interpreting Indulgences for Fifteenth-Century Pilgrims to Rome
    Jeanne Krochalis (Pennsylvania State University)
  • The Suppression of Religious “Enthusiasm” in Late Medieval England: A Note on the Flyleaf Writings in Cambridge, Christ's College, MS 11
    Stephen E. Hayes (Hill Monastic Manuscript Library)
  • Sex and Religion: “The Tale of the Incestuous Daughter”
    Juris G. Lidaka (West Virginia State College)

Closing Remarks – 5:30pm