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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of an English lectionary, 14th century

Identifier: MS 211/VII
Scope and Contents Lectionary, probably following the Use of Sarum. Contains parts of the 4th, 5th, and 6th lessons from a sermon of S. Maximus, appointed in the Sarum Breviary for the 6th day after Christmas when a Sunday, and part of the first lesson for S. Silvester.
Dates: 14th century

Fragment of lectionary, 11th century

Identifier: MS 138/f. 1r
Contents This seems to be a fragment from an 11th-century lectionary, a book that contains a collection of scripture readings appointed for Christian worship on a given day or occasion.

Writing This section is in an earlier hand than the rest of the manuscript.
Dates: 11th century

MS 222: Gospel Lectionary, 12th century

Identifier: MS 222
Contents A lectionary is a liturgical book which contains the readings (or lessons) for worship on any given day of the liturgical calendar. The text contained in this manuscript begins with the lesson for Easter Sunday. It also includes ekphonetic symbols, that is musical notations. The musical recitation of the Gospel is still used in the Greek Church, though it rests wholly on tradition, since the meaning of the ekphonetic signs is sometimes obscure. The probably...
Dates: 12th century