Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Codex 1625 Gospel lessons for the Office of the Dead

Title

Gospel lessons for the Office of the Dead

Authors

Call number

Ms. Codex 1625
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Language

Latin

Origin

Written in western France, possibly Chartres or Poitiers, ca. 1390 (King Alfred's Notebook).
Date
ca. 1390
Place
France

Summary

Six conjugate folios on which are written lessons from the Gospels of Luke (the Annunciation) and Mark (the Resurrection) and an abbreviated version of the Passion from the Gospel of John. These originally followed the Office of the Dead (Officium pro defunctis) in a book of hours, use of Chartres, now dispersed. These texts rarely appear in books of hours.

Notes

Extent

6 leaves : 147 x 109 (80 x 53) mm. bound to 154 x 118 mm

Foliation

Parchment, i (modern) + 6 + i (modern); 1⁶; [1-6], modern foliation in pencil, lower right recto.

Support

Parchment

Binding

Modern leather (Don Etherington, Summerfield, N.C.).

Layout

  • Written in 12 long lines; frame-ruled in faint red ink, with double upper horizontal bounding line.
  • Decoration

    4 2-line initials on gold grounds infilled with vine tendrils, with vine extensions in margins (f. 2r, 3v, 4v, 6r); 8 1-line initials in gold on colored grounds with short tendril extensions (f. 1r, 1v, 6r); rubrication in red.

    Script

  • Written in Gothic script, with versicles and responses in a slightly smaller Gothic script (f. 1r-1v).
  • Provenance

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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Fol. 1r
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial I, f. 1r
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    Fol. 1v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial I, f. 1v
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    Fol. 2r
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial I, f. 2r

    Fol. 2v
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    Fol. 3r
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    Fol. 3v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial I, f. 3v

    Fol. 4r
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    Fol. 4v
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial I, f. 4v

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    Fol. 5v
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    Fol. 6r
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    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial D, f. 6r
    Decoration: Illuminated initial, Initial E, f. 6r

    Fol. 6v
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    Flyleaf 1 recto
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    Flyleaf 1 verso
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    Inside back cover
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    Back cover
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    Spine
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