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Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

In canticis canticorum

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1301 - 1400
Place Term: Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 75
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : On f. 1:

Content : De Ricci, 1327. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : 21-28 long lines, ruled in pencil. Prickings and some catchwords visible.

Content : Parchment

Content : Within opening red initial on f. 8 is illustration showing kiss of bride and bridegroom.

Content : Large red/blue initials at head of each main section -- some filled in with brown foliage. Rubrics and red underlining. Small red and blue initials throughout, daubs of red as placemarkers. Red and blue initial opening book 4.

Content : De Ricci places this manuscript in the 14th century, Dr. Guest in the 15th century. Scribes: Hand 1 (ff. 1-33v); 2 (ff. 34-64); 3 (ff. 64v-98v); 4 (ff. 99-186); 5 (ff. 186v-7). Ff. 34-64 may contain more than one hand; hands 1 and 4 may be the same.

Content : 5 scribes? (see notes and photos)

Content: Notes on ff. 186v-187.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: b3575710-c5cb-012f-117f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1301: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1301 - 1400. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Explicit of main text." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1301 - 1400). Explicit of main text. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5a2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Explicit of main text.