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Two sacred poems, preceded by a few prayers and psalms, Written at the close of the 15th century in Italy

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MS. Canon. Liturg. 363

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Two sacred poems, preceded by a few prayers and psalms:
  1. Fol. 8V. 'Incipit Oratio siue obsecratio ad postulandam lamentationem beate Virginis Marie compilatam vulgariter a fratre Enselmino de Monte Bellimanj ordinis fractum [sic] Heremittarum sancti Augustinj': beg. 'Aue Regina, virgo gloriosa': the Lamentatio beg. 'Piangete cieli che del alto gremio': the stanzas are triplets, rhyming aba, bcb, etc.
  2. Fol. 51. A poem about the Crucifixion, largely about the Virgin Mary: beg. 'O increata maiesta di Dio' (prologue beg. 'Beni possemo laudare el dolce ligno'): in eight-line stanzas, rhyming abababcc
A few leaves are lost at the beginning.

Dates

  • Written at the close of the 15th century in Italy

Extent

117 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Canon. Liturg. 363

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. 19448

Physical Facet

On paper, some leaves torn

Dimensions

12 1/4 × 8 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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