Manuscripts

Chartres, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 98 (lost)

  • s. x/xi
  • Breton manuscripts
  • Breton manuscripts
Manuscript destroyed in WWII. It contained the earliest known version of the Historia Brittonum, referred to as the ‘Chartres’ recension of this text.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
98
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. x/xi
10th/11th century?
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
State of existence
lost
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.

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

Dumville, David N., The Historia Brittonum, vol. 2: The ‘Chartres’ recension, Cambridge: Brewer, 1988.
Duchesne, L., “Nennius retractatus”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 174–197.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Faral, Edmond, La légende arthurienne: études et documents, 3 vols, Paris: Champion, 1929.

Secondary sources (select)

Dumville, David N., The Historia Brittonum, vol. 2: The ‘Chartres’ recension, Cambridge: Brewer, 1988.
Duchesne, L., “L’Historia Britonum”, Revue Celtique 17 (1896): 1–5.
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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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