Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin
- Single leaf from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin
- Title (uniform):
- Catholic Church
- Former owner:
- Renzo Rizzi libri antichi (Firm)
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Antiphonaries (Service books)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
ItalyEmilia (region)Bologna (province)Bologna
- 1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 500 x 362 (355 x 235) mm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Notes (ownership):
Provenance: 16th-century foliation upper outer corner of the recto, "21"; 17th-century Arabic pagination, outer center both sides, as "41" and "42".
- Notes (acquisition):
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1958 from Renzo Rizzi, Milan.
- Notes (citation):
Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 221
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in Italy, possibly Bologna, in the mid-fourteenth century, from the same manuscript as BPL pb. Med. 171, 181 and 191.
- Notes (object):
Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics.
Layout: 1 column, 6 staves. Bounding and writing lines in light plummet, outer bounding line doubled. Square Gregorian notation on a four-line red staff.
Decoration: Verso: 2-staff high historiated initial in gold and colors with thin acanthus and tendrils into margins, The Resurrection: an Angel sits atop the open empty sepulchre, gesturing at the shroud crumpled in a corner, soldiers sleeping in the foreground and the three Marys approaching from the left.
Binding: Tipped using old tape into a heavy matte with mylar window cutout, in an oversize manila folder.
- Table of Contents:
[Recto] ...dormivi et sompnum cepi.../ R./ [verso] Angelus domini descendit.../...dixit mulieribus nolite...
- Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 189
BPL MS 1615