Medieval Manuscripts

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Item No: mca0090340
Additional Title: Processional
Script: Liturgical Bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 34v-35r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: A processional contains the musical chant for the processions celebrating the major events of the liturgical year. The first part of this processional was written by a woman named Elizabet, probably a nun in the convent where the manuscript was used. She signed her name in red on the verso of the opening, writing "Orate pro me. Elizabet est meum nomen." (Pray for me. Elizabeth is my name." The facing page, written by a different scribe, contains the antiphon for the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin (Sept. 8).
Notes: Opening with a scribal signature
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1641469
Country: Country:Germany ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 130 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 9
Creator Name: Elizabet - Scribe

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