Drogo-Sakramentar (Manuscrit Latin 9428)

Title:
Drogo-Sakramentar (Manuscrit Latin 9428)
Library:
Bibliothèque Nationale
Language:
Latin
City:
PARIS, France
Shelf Mark:
Ms. lat. 9428
Alternate Names:
The Drogo Sacramentary -- Codex aureus
Origin:
Metz
Dimensions:
130 folios -- ca. 264 x 214 mm.
Date Description:
845-855
Content:
Sacramentary -- summary of content: Pericopes for the Masses of All Saints and of S. Caesarius (fol. 1r-v, added still in 9th century) -- Blessings for all holy orders (fols. 3r-12v) -- Canon of the Mass (fols. 10r-21r) -- Pericopes for liturgical year starting with Christmas Vigil, combining Temporal and Sanctoral (fols. 21v- 99v) -- Various prayers and masses (fols. 100r-125v, 128v-130r) -- Poem on the bishops of Metz (fols. 126r-127v) -- Calendar giving the dates of the death of these bishops (fols. 127v-128r) -- detailed listing of contents on pp. 20-28 of the commentary booklet.
Hand:
carolingian minuscule [caroline minuscule]-- uncial [uncialis] -- rustic capitals [capitalis rustica] -- square capitals [capitalis quadrata] (e.g., fol. 16v) -- rubrics and important prayers are in gold lettering --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
full-page of framed ornamental text (clementissime on fol. 16r) -- architectural frames for text (e.g., fols. 14r, 59r) -- numerous miniatures and decorated initials -- 41 historiated initials -- much use of gold -- Vere dignum (fols. 10v, 14v, 59v) -- framed Sanctus with cherubim (fol. 15r) -- Te igitur (fol. 15v) -- Large historiated initials: C (Concede quaesumus, fol. 24v, Christmas), Easter (fol. 58r), Ascension (fol 71v) , Pentecost (fol. 78r) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Large BX 2037 .A3 G7 1974 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size, color reproduction of the entire manuscript -- a photograph of the elaborate cover with ivory carvings canb e found between pages 18 and 19 of the commentary booklet --
Series:
Codices Selecti, 49 & 49*
Publication Date:
1974
Place of Publication:
Graz, Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt
Type of Text:
calendar, liturgical, religious, sacramentary, verse