Poema de Mio Cid

Title:
Poema de Mio Cid
Library:
Biblioteca Nacional
Language:
Spanish
City:
MADRID, Spain.
Shelf Mark:
n/a?
Alternate Names:
Cantar de Mio Cid --
Origin:
Vivar, near Burgos, Spain
Dimensions:
74 folios - ca. 195 x 150 mm.
Date Description:
sometime between the end of the 13th and the middle of the 14th century
Content:
The unique extant version of Poema de Mio Cid, probably copied from an earlier manuscript written by Per Abbat (colophon, where mention of the year 1245 should be understood to refer to AD 1207, since the hispanic era started 38 years earlier that the Christian era (see p. 17 of the commentary volume) --
Hand:
Rounded Gothic bookhand -- some calligraphic initials --
Illuminations:
No
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large PQ 6366 .A19 1982 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript, which makes it possible to see the early corrections in the text -- each page is surrounded by a thin white margin --
Publication Date:
1988
Place of Publication:
Burgos, Spain
Publisher:
Departamento de Cultura del Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Burgos
Printer:
Heraclio Fournier, S.A., Vitoria, Spain (2nd edition of facsimile and commentary volume printed in 1988)
Notes:
Manuscript belongs to the Marques de Pidal. Photography: Heraclio Fournier, S.A., Vitoria, Spain Other names: José M. Alfaro Polanco (prologue), Hipólito Escolar Sobrino (introduction), César Hernández Alonso (commentary on the language), José Manuel Ruiz Asencio (paleography and transcription), Gonzalo Martínez Díez (the historical Cid), José Fradejas Lebrero (analysis of the poem) , Manuel Sánchez Mariana (bibliography), Marceliano Santa Maria (illustrations in the commentary volume) --
Bibliography:
For an electronic version of images of all the folios, see http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/servlet/SirveObras/cid/80283852878795052754491/index.htm --
Type of Text:
prose, secular, vernacular, vernacular literature