Brandenburger Evangelistar

Title:
Brandenburger Evangelistar
Library:
Domstift
Language:
Latin
City:
BRANDENBURG, Germany.
Shelf Mark:
n/a?
Alternate Names:
Brandenburg Evangeliary
Origin:
Magdeburg, Germany
Dimensions:
109 folios -- ca. 338 x 240 mm. (Note: Only the illuminated pages are reproduced)
Date Description:
First half of the 13th century
Content:
Gospels readings for the Sundays in the liturgical year, starting with the Vigil of the Nativity and ending with the 4th Sunday of Advent -- gospels readings for major feasts of the Sanctoral -- Note; The Exultet is provided with musical notation --
Hand:
Caroline minuscule [Carolingian minuscule] --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
Full-page framed scenes from the life of Christ, some frames enclosing two scenes -- Full-page scene of Christ and Peter and Paul (p. 51) -- Full-page scene of enthroned Wisdom for the feast of the Assumption (p. 54) -- some smaller scenes in the Temporal, some smaller portraits of saints (e.g. Augustine, Michael) in the Sanctoral -- Elaborate initials, some are inhabited --
Musical Notation:
Yes
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection BS 1970 .B7 1963 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
This is not at all a true facsimile, but the illuminated folios are reproduced either in color or in monochrome.
Publication Date:
1963
Place of Publication:
Düsseldorf, Germany
Publisher:
Verlag L. Schwann
Printer:
Veb Offizin Andersen Nexö, Leipzig, Germany
Notes:
Plates: H. F. Jütte, Leipzig, Germany Composition: Veb Offizin Andersen Nexö, Leipzig, Germany The introductory material is in German and on pp. 34-50, it outlines the contents of the manuscript folio by folio.
Type of Text:
Evangeliary, Exultet , liturgical, religious