Book of Hours or Psalter[?]

Published/Created:
England
s. XIII/XIV
Physical Description:
1 l.
245 x 170 mm.
Notes:
On parchment.
f. 1r-v //Nam et testimonia tua meditacio mea est ... Et ne auferas de ore meo verbum veritatis usque//[quaque]. Ps. 118 :24-43
Ruled with lead for one column of 19 lines below top line (type 31, 170 x 105 mm). The horizontal ruling is double, lines being traced for the headlines as well as for the baselines.
Written in a narrow Northern Gothica Textualis Formata (Textus Rotundus).
Abundant decoration consisting of line-fillers in gold and paint containing animal and hybrid bodies and ending in human or animal heads; 1- and 2-line initials, the latter ending on f. 1r in borders consisting of a horizontal bar in the upper and lower margin on which grotesques are painted: in the upper margin an animal (its head partly cropped) shooting a bird and in the lower margin a monkey looking at a hybrid.
Language:
Latin
Genre:
Decorated initials
fragments (AAT)
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Digital:
The Osborn Collection
Source Title:
The Osborn collection of 12 fragments of illuminated manuscripts from the 14th to the 16th century
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 525.5
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
10520836
Volume/Enumeration:
No. 5
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10520819
PID:
digcoll:3787736

Number of Pages: 2
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