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Ms. Codex 1060 - Catholic Church - [Gradual and lectionary]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 1060 - Catholic Church - [Gradual and lectionary]    Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 1060 - Catholic Church - [Gradual and lectionary]
Catholic Church.
[Gradual and lectionary] [manuscript].
[Germany?, between 1450 and 1499]
Physical description:
227 leaves : parchment ; 181 x 120 mm. bound to 195 x 145.
Calendar and lectionary, ca. 1450, and gradual from the last quarter of the 15th century, for use in an unidentified Carthusian foundation, likely in Germany. The gradual has square notation on a 4-line staff, with a custos at the end of each staff. Manuscript has marginalia and additions, also probably Carthusian in origin, from the 16th and 17th centuries, and finding tabs of both simple and complex (knotted) construction.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Parchment, i (modern parchment) + 227 + i (modern parchment); [x], 1-24, 35-117, [iii], i-cii, [i], ciii-cvi, [i]; Arabic foliation in red ink, upper right recto; Roman foliation in red ink, upper center recto; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Layout: Gradual is written in 7 staffs; lectionary is written in 21 long lines.
Script: Written in a liturgical bookhand.
Decoration: Rubrics in red; alternating red and blue lombard initials; lectionary has ten 4- to 7-line initials in interlocking blue and red, somewhat like puzzle initials (f. i, viii, lii, lix, lxiii verso, lxx verso, lxxi verso, lxxxvii verso, lxxxviii verso, xcvii verso).
Binding: 20th-century leather in imitation of medieval binding, with ten brass bosses and two clasps.
Origin: Probably written in Germany (Les Enluminures).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1060
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1060
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