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Page of calendar for May.

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Title
Page of calendar for May.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Calendar, Tables for art of computus, Computus, Quadrans, De Sphaera, Algorismus, Cautelae.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1260 (Approximate)
Place: Paris
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 69
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Sold July 1886 by Ellis and Scrutton to Charles H. Kalbfleisch. Given by Alexander Maitland.
Content: 2 (possibly more), with second on f. 141v & pastedown
Content: Calendar colored in green, red and blue. Red and blue initials with opposing color penwork. Red and blue daubs and symbols as placemarkers. Large initials on red, gold and blue backgrounds.
Content: De Ricci places this manuscript in England, s. XIII; Dr. Guest places it in France, possibly in Paris, ca. 1250s. Note in dossier says main illumination is French, while calendar feasts and binding are Dutch or German.
Content: De Ricci, 1326. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Main text: 24 long lines ruled in pencil. Occasional prickings still visible. Folios 9 and 12v-13v have two columns.
Content: On f. 13, "Secunda tabula principalis Garlandi dicitur."
Content: Parchment
Content: Rhyme at the end of the Conpotus begins, "M. christi bis c. quarto deno quartus anno/ De sacro buscho discrevit tempora ramus . . . (incorporating the date 1244).
Content: Several other verses added in a noting hand at the end of the Cautele text. On f. 141, an astronomical figure of the circles of the sphere. Note in German on this leaf?
Content: Various maps and large illuminated initials showing human figures, usually engaged in scientific activity.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9a470030-c5cb-012f-666b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1260: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of calendar for May." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1260. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a470030-c5cb-012f-666b-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Page of calendar for May." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a470030-c5cb-012f-666b-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1260). Page of calendar for May. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9a470030-c5cb-012f-666b-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

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Page of calendar for May.