Psalterium Beatae Mariae Virginis

Title:
Psalterium Beatae Mariae Virginis
Library:
Stiftsbibliothek
Language:
Latin
City:
SANKT GALLEN, Switzerland
Shelf Mark:
Cod. 2484
Alternate Names:
Queen Beatrice’s Book of Prayers --
Origin:
Ferrara
Dimensions:
175 folios -- 100 x 80 mm.
Date Description:
second half of 15th century
Content:
Psaltery of the Blessed Virgin (i.e. 150 prayers to Mary; fols. 1-98) , followed by miscellaneous prayers (see pp. 61-63 of accompanying booklet) .
Hand:
gothica textualis (Italian type)
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
One historiated initial on the incipit page surrounded by elaborate floral border with coat of arms of the House of Aragon -- Framed miniature of resurrected Christ (fol. 172v) -- see also fol 109v for similar ornamentation -- Numerous framed gold initials with fine red and blue filigree ornament --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715B)ND 3380.4 .P83 1991 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color
Publication Date:
1991
Type of Text:
devotional, prayer book, psalms, religious