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Ms. Codex 682 - Meditationes in duodecim primos psalmos Davidis prophet[a]e in honorem 12 apostolorum
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 682 - Meditationes in duodecim primos psalmos Davidis prophet[a]e in honorem 12 apostolorum    Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 682 - Meditationes in duodecim primos psalmos Davidis prophet[a]e in honorem 12 apostolorum
Title:
Meditationes in duodecim primos psalmos Davidis prophet[a]e in honorem 12 apostolorum [manuscript].
Origin:
[Flanders, ca. 1600]
Physical description:
73 leaves : paper, col. ill. ; 130 x 94 (91 x 68) mm. bound to 137 x 95 mm.
Summary:
Meditations with 14 engravings of the apostles by Adrian Collaert. Also includes one figurated and several smaller illuminated initials of the late 14th or early 15th century pasted in.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Incipit: Amantissime domine deus, unica spes animae meae ... (f. 2r)
Foliation: Paper, 73; [i, 1-68, iv]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 21-22 long lines; frame-ruled in lead.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Includes 14 engravings by Adrian Collaert depicting standing figures of the apostles, with miniature scenes of their deaths or martyrdoms in the background; plus one pasted-in historiated initial in gold, blue, red, pink, green, and black depicting St. Gertrude of Nivelles in a nun's habit holding a book and crozier with four rats (f. 2r); and other pasted-in illuminated initials at the beginnings of the psalms (f. 7r, 11v, 17r, 22v, 27r, 32r, 38v, 43r, 48r, 54r, 58r, and 63r).
Binding: Contemporary stamped vellum, repaired on the front hinge, with leather ties. Moderate oxidation of the ink; paper is brown, dry, and crumbling at the edges.
Origin: Written in Flanders, ca. 1600 (Zacour-Hirsch).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 682
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 682
 
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