SACRAMENTARY

MS 2204
MS Short Title SACRAMENTARY
Text SACRAMENTARY: OFFERTORIUM, FOLLOWED BY THE SECRETS AND COMMUNION CYCLE
Description MS in Latin on vellum, Bari, Italy, early 12th c., 12 ff., 23x15 cm, single column, (21x9 cm), 21 lines in Beneventan minuscule of the Bari type, Beneventan neumes on a ruled 1-line F-staff, small initials with yellow, red or blue wash, 106 3-line capitals, including 20 intertwined initials mostly with foliate decoration and zoomorphic finials filled with yellow, blue, red and green wash.
Binding Italy, 20th c., vellum, sewn on 4 cords.
Provenance 1. Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino (12th c.-); 2. Christie's 26.6.1996:12.
Commentary This is the only Beneventan Bari-type Sacramentary known.
Place of origin Montecassino, Italy
Dates early 12c AD

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