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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 17.529), written at a German Cistercian abbey: Office De Macchabeis (Summer Sundays): P. Mag. R. Exaudiat do…/R. O vestrum in lege…/R. Tua est potentia tuum…/…v. Creator omnium...

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Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

German, Medieval (Gothic), 14th century

Place of Manufacture

Germany

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 25.7 x 22.4 cm (10 1/8 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.530

Medium or Technique

Tempera and ink on parchment

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts