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Psalterium Beati Gregorii
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Psalterium Beati Gregorii - folio 1 recto. 1300s. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 21, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mmfrag/item/40/show/2.

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(1300s). Psalterium Beati Gregorii - folio 1 recto. Medieval Manuscript Leaves and Fragments. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mmfrag/item/40/show/2

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Title Psalterium Beati Gregorii
Alternative Title [Psalter of St. Gregory]
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • British Isles
Date 1300s
Description Abridged and adapted version of the canonical Psalms, attributed to Pope Gregory the Great. COLLATION: the ms. is unbound but the quires are folded in three separated units: 1⁸(1-8), 1⁶(9-14), 1⁶(15-20). Horizontal catchwords. LAYOUT: 1 column (full page), frame ruled in ink (111 x 72mm.). Leroy 00D1, written in 18 lines, below top line. SCRIPT: British Gothic textura, by a single hand in dark brown ink. Few abbreviations. DECORATION: Rubricated title on f.1r. Opening initial D, in gold leaf, 4-line, on blue and red-brownish squared ground. Primary initial C, 2-line, almost faded away, blue on red ground. Secondary initials, 1-line alternating red and blue throughout the entire text. Guide letters visible under the initials themselves. Rubricated titles. BINDING: the Ms. is unbound, nevertheless it is contained in a jacket or wrapper in heavy parchment that can be dated at the 16th century. On the back of the wrapper is written: Psalter of St. Gregory written by an English scribe, saec. XIVth. On the parchment of reinforcement: Psalter of St. Gregory the Great, Pope A.D. 540-604. PROVENANCE: on the folding of the wrapper is written:D[..]um D: Rogeri Warne de Chippenham 4 July 7mo 1733. The borough of Chippenham is located in Wiltshire, South England, E of Bristol.
Donor Friends of the Library
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
  • Psalters
Genre (AAT)
  • Manuscripts (documents)
Language Latin
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 20 leaves: insular parchment; 14 x 10 cm
Original Item Location BX2033.A2 1300zb
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2958297~S11
Original Collection Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection (University of Houston)
Digital Collection Medieval Manuscript Leaves and Fragments
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/mmfrag
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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File Name index.cpd
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Title folio 1 recto
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File Name mmfrag_201606_006_003.jpg