Lecture by Frits van Oostrom about Des Coninx Summe

Late 2021 Utrecht University Library acquired a valuable manuscript: Des Coninx Summe.

Des Coninx Summe is a Middle Dutch translation made by Jan van Brederode between 1402 and 1409 of the French text La Somme du Roy. This moralizing text was meant for the children of the French king Philip the Third.

On 6 April Frits van Oostrom gives a lecture in the Faculty Club about this special manuscript and its translator Jan van Brederode. The lecture is part of the series "This is our university". The manuscript will be on display during the lecture.

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