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Book of Hours?

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Item Description

Title / Supplied: Book of Hours?


  • Catholic Church

Source Document

Extent: 2 pages

Extent: 1 leaf : parchment ; 175 x 125 (117 x 75) mm.

Date Created: 1325 [inferred] - 1375 [inferred]


Layout: Written in 2 columns of 30 lines, below top line; ruled. Decoration: Brown with red tips and blue foliate initials with pointed, vegetal extensions into the column margins and with red, blue, and brown decorations in the letter interiors. Rubrication marks liturgical notes.


Not bound.


Gothic Textualis


Text is probably part the daily office for lay individuals according to the Sarum Use. This leaf begins in a reading from Genesis 3 in the middle of verse 1.

Genre(s): codices

Language(s): Latin

Place: England?

Note [Digital Version]

2010-08-19, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Note [Provenance]

Brown gift.

Note [Incipit]

...[fe]cerat deus dominus. Qui dixit ad mulierem. Cur precepit vobis deus ut non comederetis de omni ligno paradisi

Type of Resource: text

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Preferred citation

Book of Hours?, 1957.17.3, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, (accessed February 24, 2018)

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