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

Place of Manufacture

Trier (?), Germany

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

17.515

Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and gold leaf on parchment

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts