Guide To Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library


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MONASTIC BREVIARY, fragment
Bavaria (?), s. XIIin
1. f. 1r-v: [De uno confessore qui non fuit episcopus] //iii antiphona, Serve bone. vi, Iustus germinabit…eterna patria conversatus est. De virginibus Responsorium, Regnum mundi. Responsorium, Audi filia et vide…versus, Dilexisti iusticiam et odi//
Fragment from a monastic breviary with part of the offices at matins for a confessor who was not bishop and for virgins.
2. f. 2r-v: [De uno confessore episcopo] // ii versus, Iuravit dominus. Antiphona, Potens in terra erit semen eius…eos illuminare et demones effugare. De io confessore qui non fuit episcopus, Iustus germinavit. Similabo eum viro sapienti…iiibus lectionibus ad iam antiphona, Ecce vere//
Fragment from a monastic breviary with part of the offices at matins and at prime for a confessor bishop and for a confessor who was not bishop.
Parchment, ff. 2, bound in reverse order and not consecutive; 210 × 148 and 217 × 166 (160 × 110 and 168 × 120) mm. 18 long lines, ruled in dry point. Written by 2 scribes in minuscule scripts; musical notation in neumes. 3- to 1-line orange-tinged red initials; rubrics in the same color. Marginal notes, adding to the text on f. 1v, s. XIII. Some damage from damp. Bound, s. XIXex, in German black morocco with “Neumen 1000” stamped in gold on the front cover. Written in Germany, perhaps Bavaria, in the beginning of the twelfth century. Used as wrappers for a small book. On a label on the front pastedown, “2” stamped in red, corrected to “72” in pencil. Date and source of acquisition by Henry E. Huntington unknown. Bibliography: De Ricci, 84.
Abbreviations
De Ricci
S. De Ricci, with the assistance of W. H. Wilson, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York 1935-37; index 1940)

C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). Copyright 1989.
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California.
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