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Book of Hours?

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Book of Hours?

Creator

  • Catholic Church

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 172 x 110 (140 x 75) mm.

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


Description

Layout: Written in 2 columns of 20 lines, below top line; ruled in light brown ink. Decoration: Blue, brown, and gold dentelle verse initials and line fillers. Central border between columns with vegatal decorations in green, red, and white; and long-billed bird in lower right margin on recto. Outer margin border and a brown tailed red dragon-like creature with human head wearing a blue pointed hat in right, bottom margin of verso.


Binding

Not bound.


Script

Gothic Textualis

Description

Text is Psalm (Iuxta LXX) 118:21-40.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: England?

Note [Digital Version]

2010-08-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Incipit]

...in omni tempore increpasti superbos maledicti qui declinant a mandatis tuis.

Type of Resource: text

Parent Collections

Access Conditions

Requests to reproduce this item should be sent to the UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives at cdi@uvm.edu. For more information, see http://cdi.uvm.edu/about/rights.
More information.

Permanent Link:

http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/flm1957_17_1

Preferred citation

Book of Hours?, 1957.17.1, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, http://cdi.uvm.edu/collections/item/flm1957_17_1 (accessed September 30, 2014)

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English, 14th century, not 13th. The 2-column format would be exceptionally unusual if it were from a Book of Hours, and a bit less unusual if it were from a Psalter.

- Peter Kidd