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MS. Canon. Liturg. 322

Summary Catalogue no.: 19411

Physical Description

Composite: A || B
Support: Parchment.
Extent: i + 2 + 134 (136) + 2 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 246 × 165 mm.
Foliation: An original foliation of Roman figures in the left top corners of the versos.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Given in 1392 by Francescho fijolo de Matteo de Santo Pero to the fraternity of Santa Maria del Domo, Verona (?): 'A honoro dela diuina maiesta Pare e fijolo e spito sancto. E fo di de domenega iiij dauosto de Mocccolxxxxij. Che francescho fijolo de Matteo (?) bondane chalce (?) de santo Pero in Carnaro Sedona (?) questo libro ala disciplina di Fratta (?) de madona santa Maria dal (?) domo. Dela contra de santa Maria la frata per celebrar mese e altri ofici che ge suxo' (fol. 2b, partly erased).

Record Sources

Description adapted (2018) from S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript) Vol. 1: Mass Books; Pächt and Alexander; and the Summary Catalogue.

MS. Canon. Liturg. 322 - Part 1

Contents

Missal-Ritual

Baptism rite (fol. 3); communion of the sick and Extreme Unction (fol. 7); commendation and burial service (fol. 8v); blessings of holy water, etc. (fol. 20), of the candles (fol. 24v) and ashes (fol. 26v); masses of the dead (fol. 27); festive missal (fol. 33) without any order; masses in honour of the Virgin (fol. 56); collects etc. for the Sunday masses during the year (fol. 62); music for the ordinary of the mass (fol. 74v) and prefaces (fol. 81); votive and common masses (fol. 89) with the canon in the common of more martyrs (fol. 100v), another series of votive and festive masses (fol. 110v). An index of this part is on fol.1. A ratio mensium kalendarum, nonarum et yduum (129), a Latin rhythmical poem on the antichrist (131: Antequam iudicii dies), moral precepts in verse and a leaf of a Latin grammar.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (written): 175 × 100 mm.

Layout

23 lines

Musical Notation:

Square notation on 8 staves of 4 lines: 2 dry-point or black, 1 red and 1 yellow.

Decoration

Fine miniature (coloured drawing). (P&A ii. 185, pl. XVII)

History

Origin: 14th century, end (before 1392) ; Italian

MS. Canon. Liturg. 322 - Part 2 (fols. 129-34, independent contemporary leaves at the end)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fol. 129)
Text on calendar
Rubric: Ratio mensium kalendarum nonarum & yduum
(fol. 131)
Poem on Antichrist
Incipit: Ante quam iudicii dies mutuenda
(fol. 133)
Moral precepts in verse
Incipit: Dandum etenim est aliquid cum tempus postulat aut res
(fol. 134v)
Grammatical text

Fragment. One passage begins:

Incipit: Quid est nomen? Non est dictio per quam fit nominatio

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, end (before 1392) ; Italian