Recto: [Introitus. Venite adoremus regum.../...vir]go mater assumpta est caelum.../...In primo noct. ant./ Exalta est sancti dei genetrix super choros angelorum ad cele[stia]... Verso: [ant. Ingressus angelus ad mariam.../...benedic]ta tu in mulieribus.../...fructus ventris tui.../... R./ Vidi spetiosam sicut...
Ms. leaf (bottom half of leaf).
Assumption of the Virgin, Matins.
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in Italy, possibly Florence, in the second half of the 13th century.
Bibliographic record created by BPL staff based on description by Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis.
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1957 from Lapiccirella, Libreria Antiquaria, Florence.
This date is inferred.
Bond, W.H. Supplement to the Census of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the United States and Canada, p. 222
Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics.
Layout: 1 column, 3 staves extant. Bounding and writing lines in light plummet. Square Gregorian notation on a four-line red staff.
Decoration: Verso: two-staff high historiated floriate initial [V], the Virgin and Child, with thin geometric and floriate extensions into lower margin and some leafy extensions at corners of the initial.
Binding: Housed in an oversize folder.
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 193
BPL MS 1619 (no longer used)