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A Dominican Breviary, Written in the 15th and 16th century in Italy (?)

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MS. Canon. Liturg. 212

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A Dominican Breviary, without Lauds, consisting of:
  1. A Proprium de Tempore (fol. 11)
  2. Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 78)
  3. Commune Sanctorum (fol. 151) with smaller offices (fol. 159v) imperf. at end
  4. This, which is of the 15th cent., has been supplemented by a Calendar with French admixture (?: fol. 1) and a Psalter (fol. 180) with Litany, written in the 16th cent. At July 12 is 'Anniuersarium dedications ecclesie', and St. Denis is a 'totum duplex' on Oct. 9.
  5. Two leaves are gone after fol. 224

Dates

  • Written in the 15th and 16th century in Italy (?)

Extent

243 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Canon. Liturg. 212

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. 19324

Bibliography

  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. , p. 31.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Binding, leather on boards, with gold tooling, 16th cent., Italian, with clasps

Dimensions

5 3/8 × 4 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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