November/December Calendar page
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1101 - 1200 (Approximate)
Library locationsSpencer CollectionShelf locator: Spencer Collection Ms. 011
NotesOwnership: Given (Aug. 16, 1544) by Magdalena ab Hessburg to "poeta Bruschius" (? the historian Caspar Brusch, 1518-59). Belonged later to the Charterhouse at Buxheim. Graf Hugo von Waldbott-Bassenheim sale (1883). Bought for Spencer from W.M. Voynich, 1922.Content: 19 long lines per page, ruled in brown ink. Prickmarks and traces of some signatures visible. Collation: one quire of six folios (defective?), followed by 18 quires of eight folios each and one quire of two folios (defective).Content: 2; later hand, s. XIV ?, writes the prayer on f. 152Content: De Ricci date this to the 12th century; NYPL catalog and other notes in the dossier place it in the 13th century. The calendar is after 1235 (given inclusion of Elizabeth of Hungary on 19 November), and is on same quire as some of full page miniatures.Content: De Ricci, 1337-8. Library dossier. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.Content: On ff. 2-4v, calendar; ff. 5-6v, miniatures; ff. 139-151v, 6 OT canticles + Benedicite, 3 NT canticles, Pater noster, Credo, Te Deum, Nicene Creed. On f. 152 (back pastedown), a prayer in the Rhenish dialect, O himelische konic, libe herre ihesu christeContent: ParchmentContent: Rhine School style of illuminationContent: Six full-page miniatures on gold fields. Zodiacal symbols in calendar. Initial with grotesque. Sketch of Christ, f. 152.Content: The foliation in the manuscript and the notes in the dossier count the back pastedown as f. 152.Content: Very large initials in blue, red and green on gold fields. 3-line gold initials on blue and red fields. 1-line alternating red and blue initials. Rubrics.Content: Splendor of the Word, PBL # 39.2
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersUniversal Unique Identifier (UUID): d04721c0-c622-012f-971e-58d385a7bc34
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