Cambridge. Harvard University Library, MS Lat 388

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Harvard University Library
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Houghton Library, Harvard University
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  • MS Lat 388
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Date
  • 1150
Language
  • Latin
Title
  • Antiphonary
  • Antiphonary (Ambrosian rite) : manuscript : [ca. 1150]
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Description
  • Physical Description:
    1 v. (141 leaves, in paper wrappers) in 1 box : vellum ; 27 cm.

    Summary:
    Contains hymns for SS Martin (12 Nov.), Romanus, Cecilia, Clement, Andrew, Ambrose, feasts of the Temporal from the first Sunday in Advent to Christmas, Stephen, to Epiphany and the Sundays thereafter, Sebastian, Anges, Vincent, and Sundays of Lent to the eve of Easter.

    Notes:
    Written in an unidentified hand in brown ink in a small rounded late Carolingian minuscule of chiefly 11 lines in single or double columns with neumes arranged above and below a single red stave. Large decorated or historiated initials in red and/or brown with zoomorphic geometric designs, and penwork flourishes appear on ff. 1v, 18r, 27v, 71v (2), 77r, while smaller colored initials occur throughout; rubrics in red and brown. Drawing in light ink of King David playing his harp (f. 19v, margin). Single leaves at the beginning, after ff. 7r, 133r, and end may be lacking; 2 later paper leaves inserted (ff. 91r-92r); trimmed.
    Written in Lombardy, perhaps Milan, ca. 1150.
    Enclosed in decorative paste paper covers; remains of medieval stitching on 3 leather thongs.
    In a box.
    MS Lat 388. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
    In Latin.

    Subjects:
    Catholic Church -- Ambrosian rite

    Form / Genre:
    Ambrosian chants.
    Manuscripts, Medieval-Italy-1100-1150.
    Manuscripts, Medieval-Italy-1150-1200.
    Neumes.

Place
  • Preferred form
    • Italy
    Original form
    • Italy
    Other form
    • Italie
    • Italie (Bologne ?)
    • Italie (Toscane?)
    • Italie.
    • Italie (Venise ?)
    • Italie (région de Venise ?).
    • Italie (Gênes?)
    • Italie (Toscane ?).
    • Italie,
    • Itàlia
    • Italien
    • Italia
    • Italië
    • Italie (Toscane ?)
    • Itàlia (Toscana?)
    • Italien (Toskana?)
    • Italy (Tuscany?)
    • Italia (Toscana?)
    • Italy (Verona)
    • Italy (Naples?)
    • Italy (Florence?)
    • Italy (Naples?)(
    • Italy (Rome?)
    • Italy (Florence)
    • Italy, Bologna (?)
    • Italy, probably Naples
    • Italy, Naples
    • Italy, possibly Naples
    • Italy (perhaps Bologna)
    • Italy (Nonantola)
    • Probably Northern Italy
    • Padua or Venice
    • Italy (Tuscany)
    • Italy, northern (?)
    • Italy and France (illumination)
    • Italy and France (?)
    • Most likely northern Italy
    • Probably northern Italy (Verona?)
    • [Italy]
    • Italy, copied by Leon ben Joshua de Rossi of Cesena
    • Italy [Ancona or Pesaro?], [copied by Joseph ben Nissim Fermi?]
    • [Italy] copied by Samson ben Elijah Halfan
    • Italy, Venice?
    • Fols. 2-4: [Italy]
    • Treviglio? (Italy)
    • Fols. 1-98: [Italy]; fols. 100-302: [Italy]
    • Rovere (della Luna, Trent?) (Italy)
    • Ff. 1-64: [Italy]
    • Italy, North?
    • Italy, Bologna?
    • Italy, Reggio-Emilia?
    • Italy, Padua?
    • Italy, Ferrara or Bologna
    • Italy, Padua or Rome
    • Italy, Ferrara?
    • Italy, Genoa?
    • Italy, Probably Padua
    • Italy, Parma or Cremona?
    • Italy, Padua or Venice
    • Italy, Lombardy or Bologna?
    • Italy, Umbria?
    • Italy, Rome?
    • Italy, Ferrara or Venice?
    • Italy, Northeast?
    • Italy, Bologna or Venice?
    • Italy, Veneto, Venice?
    • Italy, Rome or Naples
    • Italy, South?
    • Italy, Florence?
    • Italy, Verona?
    • Italy, Brescia or Padua?
    • Italy, Ferrara or Padua?
    • Italy, Venice or Padua
    • Italy, Cremona Brescia? and Bologna
    • Italy, Ferrara or Verona?
    • Italy, Urbino or Mantua(?)
    • Italy, Padua or Rome?
    • Italy, Naples?
    • Italy, North?, Siena?
    • Italy, Probably Venice
    • Italy, Venice or Treviso
    • Italy, North? or French, South?
    • Italy, Mantua or Ferrara?
    • Italy, Rimini?
    • Italy, Padua or Venice?
    • Italy, Florence or Rome
    • Italy, Northwest?
    • Italy, North, Genoa?
    • Italy, Lombardy or Verona
    • Italy, Emilia?
    • Italy, Venice or Verona
    • Italy, Veneto?
    • Italy, Emilia or Mantua?
    • Italy, Northeast, Ferrara?
    • Italy, Central?
    • Italy, Genoa (?)
    • Italy, Herculaneum(?)
    • IT
    • Italy.
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Electronic reproduction. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Digital Imaging Group, 2008. (Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library). Copy digitized: Houghton Library: MS Lat 388
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