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Italian and Latin prayers, hymns and meditations, Written in the 15th century in Italy

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MS. Canon. Liturg. 159

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Italian and Latin prayers, hymns and meditations, chiefly addressed to the Virgin or Christ. Among them are 'Lamentatio ... Virginis Marie de morte ... Filij' in Italian, a kind of miracle play (fol. 6V), and a similar one in Italian verse about the Passion (fol. 17): at fol. 33 is an Italian hymn in which every line begins with 'Ama Ihesum.'.

Dates

  • Written in the 15th century in Italy

Extent

47 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Canon. Liturg. 159

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 19290

Custodial History

'Visus et permissus die 14 Martij 1596. Presbiter Paulus Cattaneus.'.

Physical Facet

On parchment, imperfect at end

Dimensions

6 3/4 × 5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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