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MS. Lat. liturg. g. 2

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

Contents

Diurnale, Use of the order of Vallombrosa (portable)
Language(s): Latin
(fol.1)
Calendar
Language(s): Latin
(fol.13)
Psalter
Rubric: Psalterium secundum [usum] ordinis Vall[umbros]e
Language(s): Latin
(fol.113)
Temporale
Language(s): Latin
(fol.262)
Sanctorale
Language(s): Latin
(fol.419)
Office of the Virgin
Language(s): Latin
(fol.419) (fol.429)
Commemorations
Language(s): Latin
(fol.430v)
Order of the gradual psalms
Language(s): Latin
(fol.431v)
Blessings at matins
Language(s): Latin
(fol.437) (fol.507)
Common of the saints
Language(s): Latin
(fol.507)
Old Testament lessons, prayers and the hymns Audi benigne conditor and Christe qui lux es et dies. (added at end by another hand) Fols. 112v, 235, 236, 434–6v are blank.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 515 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 80 × 65 mm.
Dimensions (written): 50–60 × 35–40 mm.
Thickness 60 mm.

Collation

1(12), 2(10)–22(10), 23(14), 24(10), 25(10), 26(12), 27(10)–31(10), 32(10)(wants 5 and 6), 33(10)–50(10), 51(6) catchwords in the second hand only

Layout

hand 1, 17–18, and hand 2, 14 long lines

Hand(s)

Written in two hands, (1) an Italian Gothic hand, that of dominus Ciprianus, fols. 13-278v and 437-506v; (2) a humanist hand, calendar (fols. 1-12), and fols. 279-453

Decoration

Border, initials. (P&A ii. 895)

Initial and partial border in blue, red, green and gold (fol.13), the rest plain red

Binding

gilt-tooled red morocco binding.

History

Origin: c. 1486 ; Italian, North

Provenance and Acquisition

'Dominus Ciprianus scripsit hoc diurnum explevit autem secundo ydus martii MCCCCLXXXVI' (fol. 261v)

Memoria of St. John Gualbert and Bernardus Ubertus, bishop of Parma 1106-1103 'quorum relique hic sunt'

'From the Library of Sir David Dundas of Ochtertyre bequeathed to Charles Howard'

Bought, 1928

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)