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Religious poems and verse drama of the Life and Death of Christ, written in the second half of the 15th century

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MS. Add. A. 17
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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1, 9v, 18) Three sacred poems, in Italian beg. 'O Try et Vno', 'O Patre Eterno', 'Anima benedetta'); at fol. 17 are a few patristic extracts about the Mass, in Italian;
  2. (fol. 18v) A mistery (Rappresentazione) of the Life and Death of Christ, in verse, beg. 'Como el peccatore domanda Maria del suo figliolo. O gloriosa Matre beata'; there are many interlocutors.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 15th century

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Shelfmark

MS. Add. A. 17

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. V, no. 24760.

Custodial History

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 868*.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/2 × 5 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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