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Illuminated manuscripts

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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

MS 59: Psalter, early 15th century

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Identifier: MS 59
Contents The manuscript is an English Psalter that was created in the early 15th century. This manuscript is also Brigittine, meaning that it relates to that order of monks and nuns. It was therefore probably made for Syon, this being the only Brigittine foundation in England.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.Entries in the Kalendar that suggest and English and Brigittine origin are as follows. 7 May: Saint John of Beverley, cum regimine chori (in...

MS 6: Biblia sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

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Identifier: MS 6
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains the complete text of the Vulgate with the exclusion ofe Psalms. It also contains the Interpretationes nominum hebraicorum ('Explanations of the Hebrew names'), a list (mostly in alphabetical order) of Hebrew names found in the Bible, attributed to Stephen Langton (died 1228); each name is accompanied by a short explanation in Latin.The Prayer of Salomon is included at...

MS 60: Psalter and Hymnarium (Benedictine), late 14th century

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Identifier: MS 60
Contents The manuscript is an Italian Psalter and Hymnarium from the late 14th century. An hymnarium is a liturgical book that contains hymns and is a fixed part of the liturgy. This manuscript is also probably Benedictine.The Benedictine Psalter, with noted Anthems and Hymns, and Chapters with their Versicles and Responds, are arranged in the following order:Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Prime; Matins and Lauds for the whole week start on f.1r.Canticles from the...

MS 61: Psalter with Anthems (Roman Use), early 16th century

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Identifier: MS 61
Contents This manuscript contains a psalter of Roman Use with anthems, written in Latin in the early 16th century, and of Italian origin. The book is of a considerable size and its binding is particularly interesting, as it is a decorated with brass pins, studs, and other different shapes. Some of the hymns at the beginning and at the end are incomplete. It has several vellum page markers for its different sections.ContentsHymns (Roman Use): start on f....

MS 62: Psalter (Flemish), early 13th century

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Identifier: MS 62
Contents This manuscript contains a Flemish psalter in Latin, written in the 13th century in Flanders. The Kalendar at the beginning is missing January and December, and is in general much mutilated. There are many illuminations, especially in the first sections, including 3 folios with illuminations after the Kalendar. An Invitatory, Venite exultemus, was later inserted by another hand on f. 9r. The Service of the Dead ends abruptly on f. 157v before some folios that...

MS 63: Psalter [incomplete], 15th century

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Identifier: MS 63
Contents This manuscript contains an incomplete psalter in Latin, written in the 15th century, and of Dutch origin. It contains from Psalm lxxx, Exultate Deo, to end of Psalter. The ferial anthems are included passim, and the chapters, hymns, versicles, responses, and collects of the ferial day hours are added in their places after the corresponding sections of Psalm cxviii, Beati immaculati (Prime, f....

MS 68: Homiliary by Haymo, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 68
Contents Homiliary (collection of homilies, or sermons) by an author named Haymo. It is uncertain who this Haymo refers to. It may be Haymo of Halberstadt, a Benedictine monk at Fulda (died in 853 CE), or Haimo of Auxerre, a Benedictine monk at the abbey of Saint-Germain in Auxerre (died ca.865 CE). Writing Well and uniformly written throughout, with rubrics, blue and red filigree capitals, and one illuminated initial with a complete border at the...

MS 75: Summa contra Gentiles by Thomas Aquinas, 1 September 1466

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Identifier: MS 75
Contents 15th century Italian manuscript of Thomas Aquinas's Summa contra Gentiles, also known as Liber de Veritate Catholicae Fidei contra Errores infidelium, among other names, originally written during circa 1259-1265. A theological treatise devoted to explaining core beliefs of the Catholic faith to infidels, and to providing a philosophical defense for arguments against the doctrine. This copy was done in Vigevano, Italy, by the...

MS 76: Composite manuscript including two texts, 13th century

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Identifier: MS 76
Contents Contains two texts in the same hand.ff. 1v-86r: Books III and IV of 'Libri Quattuor Sententiarum' by Peter Lombard.ff. 87r-195r: 'Liber de Sacramentis' by an unknown author.The texts are described separately, under MS 76/ff. 1v-86r and MS 76/ff. 87r-195r. Writing A beautifully written manuscript in a uniform Gothic hand and very black ink, well spaced with good margins, now partially cropped, on fine vellum. The ornament consists of...

MS 77: Summa Confessionalis by Antoninus, Archbishop of Florence, 1 September 1472

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Identifier: MS 77
Contents This book is usually known as Summa Confessionalis, Summula de Confessionis or simply Confessionale. It is a guidebook for confessors in the Catholic doctrine written by Antoninus of Florence (1389–1459), a Dominican friar, archbishop of Florence, and considered Saint in the Catholic Church. There are different versions of the book. It was a compilation of several treatises by Antoninus but it...