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A Roman Missal, Written in 1461 at or near Venice

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MS. Canon. Liturg. 331

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A Roman Missal, preceded by a Venetian Calendar with tables (fol. 1). The Canon of the Mass is at fol. 47. At fol. 52 is 'Erudimenta clericorum siue instrucio de his que necessaria sunt fidelibus clericis ad sciendum, edita & compillata per dominum Dominicum de Dominicis Venetum ...', followed by:
  1. Legenda of stt. James (Jacobus Intercisus: fol. 73v)
  2. Juliana (fol. 75v)
  3. Fusca (fol. 76)
  4. Margaret (fol. 78v)
At fol. 84 are some Italian religious poems, begg.:
  1. 'Judicata serai poi a lo Inferno'
  2. 'Madre que festi colui ehe te feze'
  3. 'Cantano e cudano li angeli dilecti'
  4. 'Vergene sacra, de tuo padre sposa'
  5. 'Nelle tue braze'
  6. 'Vergene Maria'
  7. 'Acori dona e non tardare'
  8. 'A noma pelegrina'
  9. 'Quando te feze lambassata sacra'
  10. 'Cum desiderio eno çerchando'
  11. 'Amor tuto me accende'
In each case preceded by a shorter stanza, begg.:
  1. F. 84. 'Anima clecha per la tua peccata,'
  2. F. 86.'Nella depa stalla del dolze bambino,'
  3. F.87v.'Maria vergene bella,'
  4. F. 91. 'Dona de lo paradiso,'
  5. F. 96. 'Per humilita che in te maria trouai,'
  6. F. 98. 'Laudiamo lamar diuino.'
Musical notes occur on fols. 39-42.

Dates

  • Written in 1461 at or near Venice

Extent

103 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Canon. Liturg. 331

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. 19420

Custodial History

A 'benedictio nauis noue' is at fol. 50v, and a magic wheel at fol. 100. In the calendar at July 16 is 'Dedicacio ecclesie S. Simeonis.' On fol. 99 is 'Expletum fuit liber iste. Im Millesimo quadringentesimo sexagesimo primo. Die vero vndecimo Mensis Junij.'.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 5/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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