Watermarks: similar to Briquet Croix Latine 5688. Script: Written in small, even humanistic script, with heavy clubbing of ascenders and descenders. Initials, 2-line, are square capitals done by scribe in brown ink. Headings by scribe in a larger version of humanistic script. Many signs of wear: stains in margin, large water stain running into gutter from f. 110 on, some worm holes in upper and lower margins, but no loss of text. Binding: Nineteenth century. Rigid vellum case. Edges spattered blue/green. In Nahuatl and Spanish. Purchased from James E. Ritch, Jr., in 1966, with the Edwin J. and Frederick W. Beinecke Fund. ff. 1r-48v lacking; ff. 49r-256v Sermons in Nahuatl, beginning defectively in the sermon for the second Sunday after Easter, through the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost; material for each Sunday includes a reading from the Epistles with a "Declaracion del testo" and an "Aplicacion del testo," and a reading from the Gospels with the same exegetic material. Some marginal notes in Spanish, s. xvi. The following leaves with text are missing: 56, 62-63, 88, 157, 167.
Manuscript on paper of Sermons in Nahuatl, beginning defectively in the sermon for the second Sunday after Easter, through the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost; material for each Sunday includes a reading from the Epistles with a "Declaracion del testo" and an "Aplicacion del testo," and a reading from the Gospels with the same exegetic material. Some marginal notes in Spanish, 16th century.
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library Nahuas Sermons, Nahuatl Sermons--Early works to 1800
Catholic Church--Liturgy Catholic Church--Sermons
Nahuatl languages Spanish; Castilian
Annotations Manuscripts Marginalia
Archives or Manuscripts
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Beinecke MS 369
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 369. Sermons. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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