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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
Creator:
Catholic Church
Former owner:
Leo S. Olschki (Firm)
Date:
[ca. 1350]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Antiphonaries
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Places:
ItalyEmilia (region)Bologna (province)Bologna
Extent:
1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 520 x 382 (343 x 233) mm.
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Notes (acquisition):
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1957 from Olschki, Florence.
Notes (citation):
Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 222
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
St. Michael (29 September).
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 189.
Catchword in lower center margin of verso. 16th-century foliation upper outer corner of the recto, "70;" 17th-century arabic pagination, outer center margin of each side, "139" and "140."
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: Recto: 2-staff high historiated initial F in gold and colors with thin acanthus and tendrils into margins, Archangel Michael defeating the dragon.
Binding: Housed in an oversize manila folder.
Language:
Latin
Table of Contents:
[Recto] [a. Michael archangelus venit in ad]iutorium populo dei./ R. Factum est silentium.../...[Verso] et virtus omnipo[tenti deo].
Identifier:
06_01_016280-06_01_016281
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 191
BPL MS 1617
Barcode:
39999087663819