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Manuscripts, Medieval -- Belgium -- Flanders

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Medieval Manuscripts created in Flanders.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Book of Hours (Use of Rome), 15th century

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Identifier: MS 37
Scope and Contents Book of Hours in Latin and French from the 15th century, of Northern French or Flemish origin. The Use is that of Rome. In so far as the Kalendar is distinctive, it points to Saint Omer (see the local saints reported).Kalendar: starts on f. 1r. Contains commemorations of Saints and Martyr, and other festivities (the most important are written in red).8 June: Saint Omer en fleurs (also known as Saint Audomar, bishop...
Dates: 15th century

Commentary on Rhazes' Nonus Almansoris by Gerard of Solo, 1391

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Identifier: MS 177
Contents MS 177 is a commentary by Gerard of Solo on a ninth-century medical text by Persian physician and author, Rhazes. Rhazes' original Arabic text was first translated into Latin in the twelfth century, at which point it became well known and used in medieval Europe. Book IX of this work deals with pathology, and it quickly became a valuable guide for theraputic medicine that remained popular long after the medieval period. Due to its applicability and wide-usage, there are several commentaries...
Dates: 1391

Kalendar, 16th century

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Identifier: MS 212
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This manuscript contains a calendar of saints, which is a calendar of the liturgical or Christian year (also known as Kalendar) that assigns a feast day for on or more saints in most of the days of the year. This particular calendar seems to follow the English tradition, but it belonged to Dutch and French owners. Most pages contain notes in Middle French written on the lower margin.

Dates: 16th century
f. 162r
f. 162r

Makculloch Manuscript (composite manuscript containing two texts), 1477-early 16th century

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Identifier: MS 205
Contents This manuscript proper was written in 1477 in Leuven by Magnus Makculloch. It contains his notes in Latin on lectures about philosophy and logic by Petrus de Mera, Andrea de Alchmaria, and Theodricus Meyssach, including extracts from Porphyry and Aristotle (ff. 1r-58v), and commentaries on those texts by the aforementioned lecturers (ff.59r-200r).On the fly-leaves and blank pages, a later hand has added a variety of texts in Scots, including poems by Henryson and Dunbar, as well...
Dates: 1477-early 16th century
f. 104v
f. 104v

Missal (Use of Tournai), 1500-1520

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Identifier: MS 52
Contents The manuscript is a Flemish Missal from the 16th century, made between 1500 and 1520 for the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Lille. A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary for the celebration of Mass throughout the year. This specific manuscript is a variant of Tournai Use.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.The Benedictio Salis, etc. starts on f.7r.The Proprium de...
Dates: 1500-1520
ff. 65v-66r
ff. 65v-66r

Prayer Book, 16th century

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Identifier: MS 66
Contents Prayer book from the 16th century of Flemish or Northern French origin. It contains both French and Latin prayers, and since many of the prayers have feminine forms, it was likely written for a woman.Sequence, Gospel of Saint John (in Latin): starts f.1. It begins, "In principio..."Passion (in Latin): starts f.2. It begins, "Egressus est..."Fifteen Odes of Saint Bridget (in Latin,...
Dates: 16th century

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...
Dates: early 13th century