Sacramentarium Gelasianum

Title:
Sacramentarium Gelasianum
Library:
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Language:
Latin, transliterated Greek (Pater and Credo)
City:
CITTA DEL VATICANO (VATICAN CITY, Vatikanstadt)
Shelf Mark:
Reg. lat. 316
Alternate Names:
Gelasian Sacramentary -- Old Gelasian Sacramentary -- Reginense Old Gelasian Sacramentary - Codex Reginensis Gelasian Sacramentary
Origin:
North-Eastern France: Notre Dame de Chelles?
Dimensions:
245 folios (originally 263 folios) -- 260 x 172 mm. (originally larger)
Date Description:
c. 750
Content:
For detail of content, see pp. 16-23 of the commentary volume -- interlinear translation of Greek (Pater & Credo) -- note: the missing last 16 folios are now in Paris (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, Ms. lat. 7193, fols. 41r-56v).
Hand:
Mostly 8th c. uncial; some Merovingian minuscule (fols. 2v and 45v-46v)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Elaborate decorative opening for each of the three sections (fols. 3v-4r, 131v-132r, 172v-173r) -- colorful initials throughout -- zoomorphis initials (fish and bird motifs predominate) -- rubrics in green and red
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large BX 2037 .C37 1975 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete reproduction of the Reginensis manuscript -- Color
Publication Date:
1975
Place of Publication:
Citta del Vaticano
Printer:
Hamilcaris Pizzi Officina, Milan
Type of Text:
bilingual, liturgical, religious, sacramentary, translation