The Values of French

The Values of French Language and Literature in the European Middle Ages. ERC Advanced Grant (no. 670726) at King's College London

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  • locus = location of each paragraph (folio and column);
  • rubric = text of the rubrics; displacement of rubrics and additional ones, if any; where there is no information about rubrics, it means that the paragraph is copied continuously after the preceding one. The indication ‘Rubric: null’ appears in two cases:

1) when there is a blank space for a rubric in the manuscript, but no rubric,

2) when the beginning of a paragraph is part of a lacuna, hence the rubric may have been present originally;

  • verse = verse form of a paragraph; it is also signalled if the verses are lineated (abbreviated to ‘lin’) or continuously copied (abbreviated to ‘cont’);
  • variation = occurrence of a material lacuna (total or partial);
  • note = additional information necessary to understand the configuration of the alignment (i.e. information about non-material lacunae, displacement of folios after the manuscript was copied).

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January 2021