Vita sanctae matris nostrae Birgittae

Published/Created:
Denmark [?]
1637
Physical Description:
ff. iii + 150 + iii : paper ; 99 x 76 (70 x 52) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written in quasi-italic by a single scribe.
Hand-colored engraving of St. Birgitta, standing with open book in left hand and crucifix in right, pasted to f. 11v. Same engraving (but uncolored) of St. Birgitta pasted to f. 106v.
Folio 16 cut in half, with loss of text.
Binding: Nineteenth century (?). Vellum case with stubs of two ties. Title, in ink, on spine and front cover: "Vita Sancta [sic] matris nostrae Birgittae". Red edges.
Belonged to comte Paul Riant (1836-88) whose Scandinavian library was presented to Yale by Mrs. Henry Farnam, in 1896.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper (thick, coarse) of the Life of Saint Birgitta, in two books.
Topics:
Christian hagiography
Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Bridgettines
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 449
Orbis Record:
9692040
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597774
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1057200
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 449.
Vita Sanctae Matris Nostrae Birgittae. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2013541
PID:
digcoll:3378143

Number of Pages: 2
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