Hours of the Virgin, according to the use of Rome, Written in the first half of the 16th century in Italy
Hours of the Virgin, according to the use of Rome, preceded by a calendar of which only four leaves (out of about fifteen) remain, and followed by:
- The Office for the Dead (fol. 59)
- The Hours of the Holy Spirit (fol. 105)
The writing is in gold, with rubrics in silver, and there are many finely illuminated small capitals. The whole of the parchment is stained purple. Almost every part is mutilated, leaves being lost, besides in the calendar, after fols. 4, 27, 41, 42, 44, 46, 48, 54, 58, 104.
- Creation: Written in the first half of the 16th century in Italy
Language of Materials
MS. Canon. Liturg. 287
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. 19387
On parchment, illuminated, see below, mutilated
6 × 4 in.