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This manuscript is famous primarily for its rich collection of Old French Fabliaux, a considerable number of which survive only in this manuscript; it also is considered among the most important textual witnesses for the fragment of the Sept sages de Rome and for Perceval. Because of its great importance to French poetry, it was lent to Paris at the beginning of the 19th century, was temporarily lost, and had to be re-bought by the municipal library of Bern at great expense in 1836. (mit)
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- Adam de Suel: Catons en romans. (116rb–117rb) Found in: Standard description
- Adam de Suel: Catons en romans. (117rb–124va)
Incipit: Ci conmance Catons en romanz. >S
Explicit: que volantiers devez oïr / Dex vos en laist a toz joïr. Ci fenist Catons en romanz.
- Adam de Suel (Author) | Bongars, Jacques (Former possessor) | Chrétien, de Troyes (Author) | Gautier, le Long (Author) | Goldast, Melchior (Former possessor) | Gravisset, Jakob von (Former possessor) | Huon, de Cambrai (Author) | Jean, Bodel (Author) | Païen, de Maisières (Author) | Raoul, de Houdenc (Author) Found in: Standard description