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Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

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Title:
Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin
Title (uniform):
Antiphonal
Description:
Purification of the Virgin, Matins (2 February)
Creator:
Catholic Church
Former owner:
Libreria antiquaria Hoepli
Date:
[1350?]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Antiphonaries (Service books)
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Places:
ItalyEmilia-Romagna (region)Bologna (province)Bologna
Extent:
1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 493 x 348 (358 x 245) mm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1957 from Hoepli, Milan.
Notes (citation):
Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 220-221
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in Italy, possibly Bologna, in the mid-14th century, from the same manuscript as BPL pb. Med. 171, 189 and 191.
Notes (object):
Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics. 16th-century foliation, upper outer corner of the recto, "6"; 17th-century Arabic pagination, outer center margin both sides, "11" and "12".
Layout: 1 column, 6 staves. Bounding lines in light plummet, outermost doubled; writing lines in light plummet. Square Gregorian notation on a four-line red staff.
Decoration: Recto: 2-staff high initial in gold and colors with thin acanthus and tendrils into margins, the Presentation in the Temple: the Virgin stands at the left before a church-like archway holding the infant, who reaches towards St. Simeon at the right; Joseph stands behind the Virgin holding a dove for the offering, and a woman stands behind Simeon.
Binding: Housed in an oversize manila folder.
Language:
Latin
Table of Contents:
[Recto]: ...genetrix..../a. Post partum virgo.../R. Adorna tha/ [verso]: lamum tuum.../v. Ascipiens...
Identifier:
06_01_016252-06_01_016253
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 181
BPL MS 1606
Barcode:
39999087663769