Psalter, etc.

Published/Created:
[Trier], Germany
second half of the 13th century
Physical Description:
196 x 141 (128 x 89) mm.
Notes:
Script: Written by a single scribe in bold, early gothic bookhand. Notes by several later scribes, some of which have been erased. Full page initial B (f. 2v) in blue with pink and blue interior vine-stem patterns, on gold ground surrounded by red rectangular frame outlined in black. Smaller gold initials, 10- to 8-line, for Psalms 26, 38, 51, 52, 80, 97, 101, 109 (ff. 21r, 33v, 43r, 43v, 53v, 68r, 70r, 83r), of similar design, on blue ground with vine-stem patterns of olive green, white, and red, and rectangular frame of red and white. Other psalms introduced by gold initials, 9- to 3-line, outlined in red, infilled and surrounded by blue penwork designs; headings and first letter of each verse in red. Most decorative initials are severely rubbed.
Abstract:
Parchment (sturdy), ff. 125 (125 = back pastedown), 196 x 141 (128 x 89) mm. Written in 20 long lines; double horizontal bounding lines, single vertical, all full across. Ruled in ink; prickings (slashes) in upper, lower, and outer margins.
Manuscript on parchment (sturdy) of Calendar; Psalter; Six canticles; and Litany.
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Psalters
Topics:
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Illuminated manuscripts
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 211
Orbis Record:
9795716
Orbis Barcode:
39002091595927
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1002564
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 211.
Psalter, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2028636
PID:
digcoll:3440532

Number of Pages: 2
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