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Ms. Codex 656 - Oraisons [et confessions] extraict[s] de plusieurs livres bien devote[s]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 656 - Oraisons [et confessions] extraict[s] de plusieurs livres bien devote[s]
Title:
Oraisons [et confessions] extraict[s] de plusieurs livres bien devote[s] [manuscript].
Origin:
[Belgium?] ca. 1571]
Physical description:
128 leaves : paper ; 155 x 105 (118 x 72) mm. bound to 161 x 106 mm.
Summary:
Prayers for various occasions, for example, "Oraison extrait de plusiers histoires bien devotes premierement pour dire le matinen se levant" (f. 8r), "Autre oraison pour prier pour la grâce de Dieu" (f. 10r), "Oraison pour prier pour tout ses bons amis et pour soi-même" (f. 12v), and "Oraison et confession," several times (f. 8r-35v). Second part, "Arguments des Psaumes," with prayers and a section of paraphrases of psalms (f. 41r-90r). Third part comprised of 3 prayers in German (f. 92r-94r).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
Foliation: Paper, 126; [1-126]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a German cursive script by one hand, except perhaps German prayers (f. 92r-94r) which appear to be in a second hand (Zacour-Hirsch), and some notes in a third hand signed ghy Aelle[?] (f. 4r, 90v).
Binding: Contemporary blind-stamped calf, with remnants of cloth ties.
Origin: Written in Belgium[?], ca. 1571 (f. 2r).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 656
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 656
 
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