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MS. Lat. liturg. f. 32

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Prayers and devotions; Italy (Naples?), late 15th century

Contents

(fol.2)
Penitential psalms
Language(s): Latin
(fol.11)
Litany
Language(s): Latin
(fol.16v)
Psalm 69
Language(s): Latin
(fol.17)
Prayer
Incipit: Salvos fac servos tuos
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 17v)
Prayer
Incipit: Deus cui proprium est
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 19)
Prayer
Incipit: Fidelium deus omnium
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 19v)
Prayer
Incipit: Omnipotens sempiterne Deus qui vivorum dominaris
Language(s): Latin
(fol.21)
Rubric: Oratio sancti Thome de Aquino ante sumptionem corporis Christi dicenda
Incipit: Omnipotens et misericors deus. Ecce accedo ad sacramentum
Language(s): Latin
(fol.22)
Prayers to be said after communicating
Incipit: Sit Jesu Christe dulcissime sanctissimum corpus tuum
Incipit: Quod ore sumpsimus
Incipit: Laudes et gratias ago tibi domine I. C. qui peccatricem et indignam famulam tuam N.
Language(s): Latin
(fol.24)
Rubric: Oratio Petri [Damiani] Ostiensis in prima genuflexione
Incipit: Dum crucem dilectissimi filii tui

pr. P.L. 145 col. 926

Language(s): Latin
(fol.25)
Rubric: In secunda genuflexione oratio ad Christum
Incipit: Benedictus Christus deus, crucifixus amor meus
Language(s): Latin
(fol.27v)
Rubric: Memoratio crucis
Incipit: Recordare sancte crucis

(Walther, Alphab. Verzeichnis, 16450, Chevalier, Repertorium 17045)

Language(s): Latin
(fol.30v)
Rubric: Memoratio passionis Christi
Incipit: Recordare frater pie
(Walther, 16449, Chevalier 17040)
Language(s): Latin
(fol.32v)
Rubric: Offitium dolorum gloriose Marie semper virginis
Incipit: Matutino tempore Marie nunciatur
(Walther 10794, Chevalier 29562; pr.Dreves, Analecta Hymnica xxx. 104)
Language(s): Latin
(Fol.34v)
Rubric: Oratio in omni tribulatione
Incipit: Interveniat pro nobis quesumus domine
Language(s): Latin
(fol.35)
Devotion to the Guardian Angel,

consisting of the prayers Queso obsecranter, rogo te angele, O superne curie civis, Obsecro te angele sancte, Deus cuius providencia, Precor te sancte angele custos meus, Sancte angele Dei mihi deputate custos, Veni sanctissime angele meus, Angele qui meus es custos, each followed by the antiphon Gloriosus apparuisti

Language(s): Latin
(fol.39)
Prayer
Incipit: Ave sanctissima mater Dei regina celi
Language(s): Latin
(fol.39)
Rubric: Sequens hec oratio data fuit beato Bernardo ab angelo
Incipit: Ave Maria ancilla Trinitatis

A similar attribution is in BL, King's MS. 9, fol.299.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 41 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 150 × 95 mm.
Dimensions (written): 110 × 60 mm.

Collation

1(10) – 4(10), catchwords

Layout

20 long lines

Hand(s)

Humanistic script.

Decoration

Good border, initials. Miniature on fol. 1 added 16th century. Fol. 38v, indulgence of Pope Sixtus IV (1471-1484). (P&A ii. 375)

One miniature (fol.2) showing David at prayer, with gold initial and partial border of vine scroll design, other initials gold on blue and rose grounds, or plain red, blue and gold; some headings in gold

Binding

Original Italian blind stamped calf binding with rope tooling.

History

Origin: 15th century, end ; Italian, Naples (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

'Nicholaus ... fostus', 16th century

Bought in 1961.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.