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Antiphonary (Cistercian Use)

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One of two leaves from an antiphonary, a book containing the sung portions of the Divine Office (see also MFA 17.530), written at a German Cistercian abbey: Office of the Dead (Cistercian use): …dum non est qui redimat…/R. Credo quod redemptor meus…/R. Qui lazarum resuscitasti…/iio no....

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By 1913, Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA [see note 1]; 1917, gift of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: February 15, 1917) NOTES: [1] From 1913 until it was accessioned, this manuscript was on loan to the MFA from Dr. Denman Waldo Ross.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

German, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

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Overall (page dimensions): 27 x 23 cm (10 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera and ink on parchment




Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts