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Psalter (originally for Benedictine Use, adapted for Augustinian Use)

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Psalter (a book containing a collection of Psalms), with 135 folios (ff.) and 1 leaf. ff. 1 - 6v: Calendar ff. 7 - 120v: Psalter (begins at Psalm 2:8 "gentes hereditatem…") ff. 120v - 132v: Canticles (Six ferial canticles (Confitebor, Ego dixi, Exultavit cor meum, Cantemus domino, Domine...

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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 (probably Trier), Medieval (Gothic), mid-13th century

Place of Manufacture

Trier (?), Germany


Overall (page dimensions): 17 x 13.2 cm (6 11/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and gold leaf on parchment




Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts