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Leaf from the Reasoning of the Divine Officies

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1 leaf with text from Guillaume Durand's Reasoning of the Divine Offices (Rationale divinorum officiorum), a group of eight books that contain a detailed account of the laws, ceremonies, customs, and mystical interpretation of the Roman Rite. 1 column of 36 text lines in Latin. Written in a...

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Inscription

MFA label in lower right corner of verso.

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] On loan to the MFA by Ross from September 30, 1913.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Rationale divinorum officiorum

English, Medieval (Gothic), 15th century

Place of Manufacture

England

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions--trimmed at outer margin): 20.8 x 15.3 cm (8 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

17.536

Medium or Technique

Ink on parchment

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts