Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin
- Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin
- Catholic Church
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Antiphonaries (Service books)
Manuscript waste (Binding)
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
- Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Italy > Tuscany (region) > Firenze (province) > Florence
- 1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 229 x 356 mm.
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
- Place of origin:
- Table of Contents:
1. Recto: Revertere revertere sunamitis revertere rever]tere ut intueamur te. R./ Veni sponsa christi accipe coronam quam tibi [dominus] praepara[vit in aeternum]
2. Verso: [heavily damages and illegible]
Title devised by cataloger.
Origin: Written in Italy, possibly Florence, in the first half of the fourteenth century.
Currently cataloged under call no. MS pb Med. 204.
Bibliographic record created by BPL staff based on description by Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis.
- Notes (ownership):
Provenance: Used in the eighteenth century as a cover for the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, that title written on what would have been the spine of the covered book; the dimensions of the covered book (160 x 120 mm, approx. 40 mm thick (or around 250 leaves)) suggest the editions of 1704, 1716 or 1734.
- Notes (acquisition):
Purchased by the BPL in 1958.
- Notes (object):
Collation: Parchment cutting (approx. half of one folio, used as book cover).
Layout: 1 column, 4 staves extant. Bounding and writing lines in light plummet. Square Gregorian notation on a four-line red staff.
Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics.
Decoration: On the cleanest side, a two-staff high historiated floriate initial in colors on dark blue with white geometric shapes in the background, a crowned female saint.
Binding: Housed in an oversized folder.
- Notes (language):
- Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 204