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Manuscripts, Medieval -- Netherlands

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

MS 7: Biblia Sacra [Bible. Latin. Vulgate], 14th century

Identifier: MS 7
Scope and Contents This two-volume bible contains the complete text of the Vulgate, except Psalms. There is no prologue to Wisdom.The first volume contains the books from Genesis to Isaiah 65:3 and ends with the words ad iracundiam pravocat me ante faciem meam. The second volume begins from Isaiah 65:3 with the words semper qui immolant in hortis et sacrificant super lateres....
Dates: 14th century

MS 23: Composite manuscript including two texts, 15th century

Identifier: MS 23
Contents The manuscript is a 15th-century composite containing works relating to virgin saints. It is German or Dutch. The works contained within it are detailed separately below.ff.1r-40v: Revelatio Nova Itineris et Passionis Undecim Milium Virginum Martyrum (The Passion of the Eleven Thousand Virgins). This text is related to Saint Ursula.ff.40v-72v: Vita et Legenda Beate Katherine Virginis (The Life and Legend of Saint...
Dates: 15th century

MS 28: Breviary (Easter to Advent), c 1500

Identifier: MS 28
Contents The manuscript is a Breviary dating from c 1500. Breviaries contain the official set of prayers that mark days in the Catholic calendar. This particular manuscript is Flemish in style and illumination and the Kalendar and Litany are also Flemish and Augustinian. It seems to be connected to an Augustinian foundation in the Netherlands, almost certainly to a church of Saint Paul, at Zonia or Zon.The Kalendar starts on f.2r.In the Kalendar, names connected with the...
Dates: c 1500

MS 33: Gradual, 15th century

Identifier: MS 33
Scope and Contents A Gradual (or graduale) is a book which contains the chants sung during the Mass. It includes the music notation together with the words. Like the Breviary, it is divided into distinct parts according to the two main cycles of the liturgical year, which contain respectively all the parts of the liturgy which vary in accordance to a specific observance (proprium de tempore, 'proper of time' and...
Dates: 15th century

MS 109: Composite manuscript including two texts, 14th century

Identifier: MS 109
Contents Contains two texts, both in the same hand.
ff. 1r-64v: ‘De Trinitate’ by Richard of Saint Victor
ff. 65r-96v: ‘The Shepherd of Hermas’ [incomplete]
The texts are described separately, under MS 109/ff. 1r-64v and MS 109/ff. 65r-96v.

Writing The hand is good and very characteristically Dutch, as is also the penwork ornament of the initials. The foliation and catchwords are contemporary.
Dates: 14th century