BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
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Beinecke MS 432 France or Germany, s. XI/XII
Noted Missal (1 leaf)
//dus totus post eum abiit...parate nobis Et abierunt ***//
Masses for Monday and Tuesday in Holy Week.
Parchment, 1 leaf, trimmed; 320 x 240 (285 x 195) mm. 2 columns, 34 lines;
9 mm. between lines. Ruled in hard point on hair side; single vertical and
double horizontal bounding lines, full length and full across.
Prickings (round punctures) in inner and outer margins. Late carolingian
minuscule. Unheightened Messine neumes.
Plain initials and headings in red. Some small initials touched with red.
Both recto and verso rubbed with some loss of text.
Written in Northeastern France or Western Germany at the end of the 11th or
beginning of the 12th century. Unidentified "lxiii [?]" in black ink on verso,
center of upper margin. Formerly used as flyleaf; off-set of binding
turn-ins on recto.
Acquired from S. Harrison Thomson in 1967 with the Edwin J. and Frederick W.
Beinecke Rare Book Endowment Fund.
Barbara A. Shailor