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Armenian Psalter, 1551

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MS. Laud Or. 35

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The psalter, as usually arranged, but omitting the 151st (apocryphal) Psalm. The last two psalms follow the canticles of the last canon (f. 140b).

Dates

  • 1551

Extent

143 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Laud Or. 35

Arrangement

Originally arranged and housed in 1641 at the Bodleian in Duke Humfrey’s Library, Selden End, compartment as ‘A 15’, see 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. II, p. 14

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. II, no. 314

For a full description in English, see:Baronian, S. and F. C. Conybeare, Catalogue of the Armenian manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (1 vol., Oxford, 1918), no. 17

Custodial History

This MS. was presented by Archbishop Laud in 1639. Manuscript 2379 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

Vellum, a little stained. European binding, with gilt edges and remains of two clasps

Dimensions

5 3/8 x 4 in. and text 4 5/8 x 2 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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