Vita Sancte Grate

Title:
Vita Sancte Grate
Library:
Archivio del Monastero di Santa Grata
Language:
Latin
City:
BERGAMO, Italy
Shelf Mark:
Legendario G
Alternate Names:
Legenda Sancte Grate -- Il Legendario di Santa Grata -- Vita di Sancta Grata -- Life of Saint Grata --
Origin:
Bergamo (Italy)
Dimensions:
143 folios -- 345 x 247 mm.
Date Description:
second half of the 13th century
Content:
Vitae and Passions of various saints -- sermons -- Legenda Sanctae Gratae is on fols 37-56 -- For list of contents of the manuscript see pp. 58-60 of the commentary volume --
Hand:
Italian gothic bookhand
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
historiated intials -- ornamented initials -- filigree -- 3 framed miniatures (fols. 37v, 53r, 55r) --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) Oversize BX 4700 .G735 C67 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial color reproduction of the manuscript -- Only the Vita Sancte Grate is reproduced (fols. 37-56) -- Photographs of the 14th-century binding on the covers of the facsimile --
Series:
Il Monastero di Santa Grata in Bergamo : studi e documenti 2
Publication Date:
2002
Place of Publication:
Bergamo, Italy
Printer:
Litostampa istituto grafico
Notes:
Transcription of the text in the Bergamo ms. and Italian version from Biblioteca Marciana, Venice, It. V 68 (=5619) are provided in the companion volume (pp. 78-115) , as well as a study (pp. 3-75) by Mariarosa Cortesi -- Giordana Mariani Canova provides studies on the illuminations of the Vita and of the liturgical manuscripts of the Monastery of Santa Grata in the 15th-16th centuries (pp. 119-187) --
Type of Text:
hagiographical, religious, sermons