file TAK/1/16 - Breviary and Psalter

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Breviary and Psalter


  • 1300-1400 (Creation)

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Text from Psalms 39:11-44:6. Written in England; these leaves likely used as wrappers for a set of proclamations (cf. TAK/1/9). First line 1r: scondi m(isericord)iam tua(m). (et) u(er)itatem tua(m). First line 1v: ra in deo : qu(on)i(am) adhuc confitebor illi.


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  • Latin

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Neat prickly Gothic textualis

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Decorated initials and capitals, modern pencil notation "xvth century" upper margin of verso, in black ink, lightly rubbed.

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de Hamel, Christopher. 'Phillipps Fragments in Tokyo,' in The Medieval Book and a Modern Collector: Essays in Honor of Toshiyuki Takamiya, eds. Takami Matsuda, Richard A. Linenthal, and John Scahill. D. S. Brewer & Yushodo Press Ltd.: 2004. Pp. 19-44.

Additional descriptions by Margaret Silvers.

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