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 Alexandre en Prose

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Summary

 

Representative MSS

 Dijon, Bibliothèque municipale, 323 (probably Venetian, 14th century)
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, fr. 1386 (early 14th century)
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, fr. 688 (14th century)
Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, gall. II (14th century)

All of these mansucripts above contain the Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César, with the Alexandre forming a part of this work as a whole.

Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, fr. 821 - contains the prose Alexandre work outside of its usual context.

 

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Secondary Literature
 Meyer, Paul. “Les premières compilations françaises d’histoire ancienne,” Romania14 (1885), 1-81.

Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm. “Franco-italienische Studien III, Das Lied von Hector und Hercules,” Zeitschrift für Romanische Philologie 10 (1886), 363-410.

see also http://www.library.rochester.edu/camelot/Alexander/alexfrbib.htm#Roman for an introduction to the tradition.

 

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