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religious calendars

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Calendars that highlight religious events and activities for specific days.

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Breviary (Salisbury), early 14th century

Identifier: MS 27/ff. 1r-482v
Contents This is a Sarum Breviary with a full Sarum Litany, and a Kalendar with an unclear provenance. The occurrence of specific saints days (Saint Botulph, Saint Frideswyde, and Saint Hugh, specified as Bishop of Lincoln) may point to Lincoln diocese. Relating to the dating of this text, the presence of the Feast of Relics on 15 September places it before 1319, while external evidence also seems to suggest the early years of the 14th century. There are no marks of Scottish origin, but from the many...
Dates: early 14th century

English Kalendar , early 14th century

Identifier: MS 139/ ff. 53v-54r
Contents On ff. 53v-54r there is a kalendar, seemingly English, and not Sarum. It contains the usual Sarum saints, and then additionally: March, Saint Chad, praesul; April, Saint Guthlac; June, Saint Etheldreda; October, Saint Frideswide. On ff. 54v-55r, and f. 89r-v there are insertions to the manuscript (otherwise written in one 14th century hand) of notes on the dates of Easter, Moveable Feasts, and other discussion and mention of the contents of the kalendar.
Dates: early 14th century

Kalendar, 15th century

Identifier: MS 42/ff. 1r-6r
Scope and Contents The Kalendar seems to be from an entirely different book originally, and has been inserted into the first folios of this volume. This particular kalendar is one of eight identified manuscripts of a medieval kalendar of feast days linked to the diocese of Rochester and of the Augustinian order. Seven of these eight extant kalendars are from the 15th century and display marks of Flemish influence through the script, illumination, spelling and confusion of Sarum and English feasts. The marks of...
Dates: 15th century

MS 10: New Testament [Bible. New Testament. Latin. Vulgate], 13th century

Identifier: MS 10
Contents The manuscript contains the New Testament. The text between Book of Revelation chapter 17, verse 8 to First Letter of Peter chapter 2, verse 13 is missing. The manuscript includes the apocryphal Letter to the Laodiceans (f. 253r). A letter written "to the Laodiceans" or "from Laodicea" (depending on the different interpretation of the Latin text) is mentioned in the ...
Dates: 13th century

MS 25: Breviary, late 15th century

Identifier: MS 25
Contents This manuscript is a Breviary, originating in France and dating from the late 15th century. Breviaries contain the official set of prayers that mark days in the Catholic calendar. This Breviary appears to have been written for Angers and is incomplete, lacking the whole of the temporale, the list of movable feasts, mostly keyed to Easter, and as opposed to the sanctorale, which consists of the fixed feast days....
Dates: late 15th century

MS 26: Breviary, c 1300

Identifier: MS 26
Scope and Contents The Breviary is a liturgical book which gathers all the texts needed on any given day of the year to recite the Divine Office. It is mainly meant for members of the clergy (for example, bishops, priests and deacons) and contains detailed instructions for prayer at each of the canonical hours of the day. It is divided into distinct parts: a Kalendar, which lists all the most important feasts of the year and can be often tailored to fit a specific diocese or...
Dates: c 1300

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 29: Collectarium (Cistercian), 14th century

Identifier: MS 29
Contents The manuscript is a 14th century Collectarium. The collectarium is a book that contains Collects, which are short general prayers of a particular structure used in Christian liturgy. This version originated in Italy; a Perugian provenance is clearly indicated, with Sienese connections. It is also specifically Cistercian.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.In the Kalendar, the distinctively Cistercian marks are: 10 January: Viliemi [i.e.Guillelmi] (Bishop) C, ...
Dates: 14th century

MS 30: Diurnale (Dominican), 15th century

Identifier: MS 30
Contents The manuscript is a Diurnal, which means that it includes the daytime liturgical texts for the Hours of the Divine Office. This version is from the 15th century and could have originated in Bohemia and been intended for use in a nunnery dedicated to Saint Katherine. It is also specifically Dominican.The Kalendar starts on f.1r. It is missing January and February.The Table of Golden Numbers starts on f.6r. This section refers to the Metonic Lunar...
Dates: 15th century

MS 31: Diurnale (Franciscan), c 1480

Identifier: MS 31
Contents The manuscript is a Diurnal, which means that it includes the daytime liturgical texts for the Hours of the Divine Office. This version is from around 1480 and originated in Italy. It is also specifically Franciscan.The Kalendar starts on f.1r.The Proprium de Tempore starts on f.7r. The Proprium de Tempore contains liturgical texts for days that have special Masses or Offices (e.g. prayers, lessons). This...
Dates: c 1480