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Book of Hours?

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Book of Hours?


  • Catholic Church

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 144 x 105 (115 x 77) mm.

Date Created: 1250 [inferred] - 1299 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: Written in 17 long lines, below top line; ruled in lead. Decoration: Alternate lines have gold initials with brown ink flourishes alternating with blue initials with red ink flourishes. Red, blue, and gold line fillers.


Not bound.


Written in a Gothic Textualis script. Folio number 177 in upper right corner on recto.


Text is Habacuc 3:9-18.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [France]

Note [Digital Version]

2010-04-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Incipit]

...Suscitans suscitabis arcum tuum: iuramenta

Type of Resource: text

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Book of Hours?, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed December 02, 2015)

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Almost certainly from a psalter, not Book of Hours. The text is part of one of the canticles that typically occurs between the psalms and the litany.

- Peter Kidd