Das Antiphonar von St. Peter

Title:
Das Antiphonar von St. Peter
Library:
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
WIEN (VIENNA, Vienne), Austria
Shelf Mark:
Cod. Vind. Series nova 2700
Alternate Names:
The Saint Peter Antiphonary -- The Salzburg Antiphonal --
Origin:
Stift Sankt Peter, Salzburg, Austria
Dimensions:
846 pages -- 425 x 310 mm.
Date Description:
ca. 1160
Content:
Holy Friday prophecies (pp. 3-22) -- Collectar with capitual (pp. 23-148) -- Calendar with Easter Tables (pp. 150-163) -- Gradual with neumes (pp. 167-427) -- Kyriale with neumes (pp. 428-437) -- Later addition of a Sequence for the feast of the Conversionof St. Paul (pp. 437-438) -- Sequences (pp. 439-467) -- Responsorial with neumes (pp. 468-839) -- Reading for the Office of the Dead (pp. 839-843) -- Later addition of verse and Sequence for the feast of Petri ad vincula (pp. 844-845) --
Hand:
ff 3-163, 839-843 continental protogothic book script ; ff 168-839 Caroline minuscule --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
lavish ottonian style ornamentation -- decorated initials (foliate, floral, animal) -- some 400 red pen initials -- 8 large framed decorated initials for which gold is used (pp. 167, 184, 213, 264, 315, 359, 469 and 801) -- gold is used in several other large initials (e.g., p. 344) -- full-page framed illuminations: e.g., St Peter (p. 166), St. Gregory (p. 167) , Epiphany (p. 198) -- numerous ca. 1/3 to 1/2 page pen scenes colored in green and blue : e.g., Descensus (p. 310), Christ in glory (p. 390) -- Easter Tables (pp. 162-163) --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize M 2 .A527 1974 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete full-size color reproduction of the entire manuscript --
Series:
Codices selecti phototypice impressi 21 (facsimile) and 21* (commentary)
Publication Date:
1974
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck-u. Verlagsanstalt
Notes:
In the Commentary volume: Codicological and liturgical introduction by Franz Unterkircher (pp. 13-190) -- Art historical introduction by Otto Demus (pp. 191-304, followed by 62 images of related illuminations) --
Bibliography:
Das Antiphonar von St. Peter in Salzburg : Codex ÖNB Ser. Nov. 2700 (12. Jahrhundert) / Stefan Engels ; Paderborn : F. Schöningh, 1994 --
Type of Text:
antiphonary, calendar, Easter Tables, gradual, hymns, liturgical, psalms, religious