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Hours of the Virgin, according to the use of Rome, Written in the first half of the 16th century in Italy

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MS. Canon. Liturg. 287

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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:
  1. The Office for the Dead (fol. 59)
  2. 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.

Dates

  • Written in the first half of the 16th century in Italy

Extent

109 Leaves

Shelfmark

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

Physical Facet

On parchment, illuminated, see below, mutilated

Dimensions

6 × 4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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