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early romance in action: Jaufré Rudel dies in the arms of the Countess of Tripoli; 12th c. Occitan material, 13th c. Italian ms, in a French libraryBased at the Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies of UBC, we are a research cluster in pre-1800—Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern—Romance languages and literatures; now in our seventh year.

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NEXT ERS MEETINGS and related events:

  • 9-10 October 2015
    43rd UBC Medieval Workshop / 10th Gregorian Institute of Canada Colloquium
    Green College, UBC
    —UBC Medieval Studies Committee & the Gregorian Institute of Canada

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ms. BNF fr. 854 f. 121 (13th c., Italian): Jaufré Rudel dies in the arms of the Countess of Tripoli.
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.
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