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Opening of text, large decorated initial, floral border, rubrics, smaller initials, placemarkers.

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Opening of text, large decorated initial, floral border, rubrics, smaller initials, placemarkers.
Collection

Breviary for Birgittine Use]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1476
Place: [Augsburg?] Germany
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 63
Topics
Flowers
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Notes
Ownership: Southern Germany, possibly Birgittine monastery of Maria Maihingen near Nordlingen, Lower Bavaria. From colls. of Rev. Roderick Terry and Robert Walsinham Martin. Purchased for Spencer, 1966.
Content: 1- through 4-line red initials. Rubrics, red slashes as placemarkers. Floral borders. Large decorated initials in pink and blue on gold fields.
Content: 21 long lines per page, ruled in very faded ink, some catchwords and prickmarks visible. Most gatherings are of 10 folios each.
Content: 3 full-page miniatures and 5 historiated initials.
Content: Contents help with dating: St. Brigit was canonized in 1391; the texts inclue a prayer for the Council of Basel (1431-49).
Content: Dictionary Catalog. Library dossier.
Content: Parchment
Content: Pen foliation in upper border is incorrect after f. 31; use pencil foliation (every 10 folios) in upper right corner.
Content: Prayer in different hand f. 329r-v.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f454c9a0-c61d-012f-7c0c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1476: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Opening of text, large decorated initial, floral border, rubrics, smaller initials, placemarkers.