Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS lat. 14354-14355 Vincent de Beauvais, Speculum historiale; with Breton glosses

  • Latin, Middle Breton
  • c. 1350
  • Breton manuscripts
  • vellum

Vincent de Beauvais (d. 1264), Speculum historiale, in two volumes.

lat. 14354 and 14355
Provenance and related aspects
Latin Secondary: Middle Breton
c. 1350
c. 1350.
Origin, provenance
Origin: Brittany
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Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Hand (Ivonet Omnes)

Ivonet Omnes identifies himself as the scribe on f. 399b.

Ivonet OmnesIvonet Omnes
(fl. 14th century)
No short description available
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Middle Breton glosses at seven places throughout the two volumes of the manuscript:
MS lat. 14354, ff. 104a (=104r, column 1), 144c, 247b and 263d
MS lat. 14355, ff. 326d and 399b (2x).
Codicological information
Palaeographical information
two columns per page
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


Secondary sources (select)

Loth, Joseph, “Le plus ancien texte suivi en Breton”, Revue Celtique 34 (1913): 241–248 + plates.
Internet Archive: <link>
Ernault, Émile, “Encore du breton d’Ivonet Omnes”, Revue Celtique 34 (1913): 249–252.
Internet Archive: <link>
Ernault, Émile, “Notes sur les textes d'Ivonet Omnes”, Revue Celtique 35 (1914): 129–142.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
Piette, J. R. F. [Arzel Even], Istor ar yezhoù keltiek, 2 vols, Lesneven: Hor Yezh, 1987.
vol. 1: 106–107.
Dennis Groenewegen
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