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'...Breuiarium diuini officii secundum ordinem Cisterciensem', Written in the 15th century in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 343
Held at the Weston Library

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'...Breuiarium diuini officii secundum ordinem Cisterciensem', consisting of:

  1. A calendar (fol. 1)
  2. Collects (fol. 7)
  3. Proprium de Tempore ('breuiarium dominicale': fol. 11)
  4. Proprium Sanctorum (fol. 135)
  5. Commune Sanctorum (fol. 227v)
  6. 'Psalterium' with canticles, litany, etc. (fol. 258v)
  7. 'Hymnaritim Ambrosianum secundum consuetudinem Cistelle' (fol. 326v)
  8. 'Officium Mortuorum', etc. (fol. 340)

'Dedicatio ecclesie' is on June 1 in the calendar. There are many medallion shaped miniatures in the lower margins.


  • Creation: Written in the 15th century in Italy


346 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 343

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. 19429


  • See Frere, Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. p. 39.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns, with miniatures, illuminated borders, capitals, etc., binding, stamped leather on boards (16th cent.?), the back new


11 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom