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Book of Hours

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Book of Hours

Source Document

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 178 x 132 (94 x 66) mm.

Date Created: 1450 [inferred] - 1499 [inferred]

Physical Description

Layout: Written in 14 long lines; ruled in red ink. Decoration: Eight dentelle verse initials, one foliated chapter initial, red, blue, and gold line fillers. Large outer border on recto is decorated with vegetal and animal themes in red, blue, green, gold, brown, and purple. Note the "passer" (sparrow) mentioned in verse 7 of the text. Large outer border on verso is made up of decorated blue, gold, and red geometric shapes.


Not bound.


Written in a Gothic Textualis script.


Text is Psalms (Iuxta LXX) 123:6-124:5.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: [Flanders or France]

Note [Digital Version]

2010-04-05, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Incipit]

...ptione dentibus eorum Anima nostra sicut passer erepta est

Type of Resource: text

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Book of Hours, Manuscript Leaves. Special Collections., Special Collections, University of Vermont Library, (accessed February 25, 2018)

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