BREVIARY: CISTERIAN NEUMES

MS 721
MS Short Title BREVIARY: CISTERCIAN NEUMES
Text BREVIARY: LESSONS FROM SERMONS AND SCRIPTURE, VERSICLES, RESPONSES AND AN ANTIPHON FOR THE FEAST OF ST. PETER AND PAUL (29 JUNE)
Description MS in Latin on vellum, France(?), mid 12th c., 1 f., 33x30 cm, 2 columns, (29 remaining x23 cm), 36 lines remaining in Romanesque book script of medium quality, Cistercian neumes on a 4-line staff, red F-line and occasional green line, 4 5-line penwork initials of ornamental leafy designs in red, green, blue, and yellow.
Provenance 1. Bernard Rosenthal Collection, San Francisco, I/4(?) (until 1987); 2. Quaritch cat. 1147(1991):46.
Place of origin France
Dates 12c AD

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