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Miscellaneous offices of a church in Ravenna, Written in the 12th century at Ravenna

MS. Canon. Liturg. 321
Held at the Weston Library

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Miscellaneous offices of a church in Ravenna, consisting of:

1. Manual Offices:

  1. Baptismal office (fol. 3: imperf.)
  2. Office 'ad reconciliandum penitentiam' (fol. 11)
  3. 'Ordo ... ad uisitandum infirmum' (fol. 13v)
  4. Office for the Dead (fol. 21)

2. A Missal, with musical notes:

  1. The Ordinary (fol. 35v: the Canon is at fol. 39)
  2. Votive masses, etc. (fol. 48)
  3. Propria de Tempore and Sanctorum in one series (fol. 59)
  4. Commune Sanctorum, etc. (fol. 75)

3. Breviary offices: lections, hymns, etc., in the Breviary offices of the Commune Sanctorum, etc. (fol. 94v: the musical part all together at fol. 110)

The prominence of St. Apollinaris and the mention of St. Barbatianus (fol. 17v) connect the book with Ravenna. A description stated to be by the abbot Canonici is on fols. 1-2. A leaf is lost after fol. 10.


  • Creation: Written in the 12th century at Ravenna


132 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 321

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. 19410

Physical Facet

On parchment, imperfect


9 7/8 × 7 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom