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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Celtic Psalter, c 1000

Identifier: MS 56
Scope and Contents The manuscript is a very fine Psalter from around 1000CE that was probably written in Scotland. This particular manuscript features the Hebrew version of the Psalter.The Psalter (Hebrew version) starts on f.1v. This folio is perhaps not original; it is possible that an original decorated page was removed at an early date.There is a prayer inserted in a 13th or 14th-century hand, beginning Domine Jhesu Christe qui in hunc...
Dates: c 1000

E.Or Ms 477: Ethiopic Psalter, undated (c. 18th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 477
Scope and Contents

This is a Psalter, possibly dating to the 18th century.

Dates: undated (c. 18th cent. C.E.)

E.Or Ms 644: Psalter, undated (c. 17th–18th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 644
Scope and Contents Ethiopic Psalter (CAe 2701), including, as usual in post-15th (?)-century times, (1) the Book of Psalms, (2) the Canticles of the Prophets, (3) the Song of Songs, (4) the Wǝddāse Māryām (‘Praise of Mary’, a Marian prayer divided into seven parts, one for each day of the week), (5) the ʾAnqaṣa bǝrhān (‘Gate of Light’, another Marian prayer).In column b. on the second-to-last folio, there is an ownership note, in which the name of the owner has been erased. On the third-to-last...
Dates: undated (c. 17th–18th cent. C.E.)

E.Or Ms 655: Prayers (Ṣalota ʿǝṭān, and other.), undated (c. 19th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 655
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of prayers, including prayers for King Tewodros (fols 14ra, 14vb, 17rb, etc.), presumably Tewodros II who reigned 1855–1868.

A former owner, Ḫayla Māryām, is named within the text (fols 21ra, etc.).

Dates: undated (c. 19th cent. C.E.)

E.Or Ms 656: Maṣḥafa qǝddāse (Missal), undated (c. 19th–20th cent. C.E.)

Identifier: E.Or Ms 656
Scope and Contents

This is an Ethiopic Missal, a liturgical book that contains the instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year. It contains numerous anaphoras.

Dates: undated (c. 19th–20th cent. C.E.)

Fragments of a psalter, 11th century

Identifier: MS 211/XVIII
Scope and Contents Possibly from a Psalter, it contains part of the Service of the Dead (includes Collects, Anthems, Responds, and Verses preceding Matins, and Matins to the middle of the 3rd lesson of the 3rd nocturne). The usual Psalms, Anthems, Responds, and Verses are found, though occasionally the order varies. The lessons are very unusual, and being much mutilated are difficult to trace. Roughly 1/3 of the first leaf has been cut vertically, and the page also looks cropped horizontally. It is possible to...
Dates: 11th century

Psalter, 1300-1330

Identifier: MS 57
Contents The manuscript is an English Psalter that was created in the 14th century, between 1300 and 1330, possibly in Worcester.There is a Title Page on f.1r. There is some custodial history information, as well as some scribbles and drawings, dating from later than the rest of the manuscript.The Litany of the Virgin starts on f.2r.The Virtutes Psalmorum Psalterii hec sint start on f.3r. This section...
Dates: 1300-1330

Psalter, 15th century

Identifier: MS 58
Contents The manuscript is an English Psalter that was created in the 15th century. This manuscript could be from around Salisbury, or is at least Sarum Use.The fly-leaves at the start of the manuscript (as well as some borders within the manuscript) are full of medical lore, prescriptions, etcetera, all in a 17th century hand.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.The Psalter starts on f.7r. It is missing Psalms 96:1—Psalms 97:9; and...
Dates: 15th century
f. 7r
f. 7r

Psalter, early 15th century

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...
Dates: early 15th century

Psalter, 1591

Identifier: MS 223

A Psalter (i.e. a book which contains the text of the Psalms) in Greek followed by two poems on the Psalms.


Headings and initials red.

Dates: 1591