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'...Antiphonarium per totum anni circulum secundum morem Romane ecclesie', Written chiefly in about A.D. 1400 in Italy

MS. Canon. Liturg. 379
Held at the Weston Library

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'...Antiphonarium per totum anni circulum secundum morem Romane ecclesie', consisting of:

  1. A Proprium de Tempore (fol. 21)
  2. A Proprium ('festiuitates') Sanctorum (fol. 125: incomplete, Nov. 30-Sept. 29 only)

The first twenty leaves (originally fols. 1-42, but fols. 21-42 are lost) consist of:

  1. A calendar (fol. 1)
  2. Services for Trinity Sunday, Corpus Christi and st. Miniato (Minias), and (fol. 16v) '... Lectionarium ... secundum consuetudinem Romane curie. scriptum per Leonardum Francisci de Orto. d. d. rectorem ecclesie sancti Miniatis inter turres de Florentia pro ipsa ecclesia. et quia alter liber eiusdem ecclesie. erat prolixius huiusmodi ordinis solum conscriptus. quantum potui In isto uolumine breuius mea propria manu scripsi. anno Domini. 1452. mensis Decembris die nona nona [sic] ...': imperfect

At fol. i is a letter about the MS. from G. Fabris to Canonici, Oct. 28 (late 18th cent.).


  • Creation: Written chiefly in about A.D. 1400 in Italy


166 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Canon. Liturg. 379

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. 19462

Custodial History

There are two floriated borders and a miniature on fols. 9, 13, and two coats of arms: (1) azure an eagle's leg erased argent (?), unguled gules: (2) or on a fess gules three crescents argent. 'Liber iste est sancti Miniatis inter turres de Flore[n]tia' (15th cent., on fol. 21).


  • See Frere's Bibl. Mus.-Liturg. , p. 21.

Physical Facet

On parchment, in double columns


14 5/8 × 9 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom