Celtic Psalter

Title:
Celtic Psalter
Library:
University Library
Language:
Latin
City:
CAMBRIDGE, Great Britain
Shelf Mark:
Ms. 56 (D.b.III.8)
Alternate Names:
Chancellor Reid Psalter
Origin:
Scotland (?)
Dimensions:
143 folios -- 130 x 85 mm.
Date Description:
11th century
Content:
Jerome’s translation of the psalms based directly on the Hebrew, with Vulgate numeration, and divided into three fifties at Pss. 51 and 101 -- This is a pocket psalter --
Hand:
Insular (Irish?) minuscule -- uncial capital letters --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
decorated initials with red dot contour (mainly ribbon and animal motifs) -- some full-pages of ornamental text --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection BX 2033 .A2 1962 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Monochrome
Series:
Umbrae Codicum Occidentalium, 7
Publication Date:
1962
Place of Publication:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher:
North-Holland Publishing Co.
Type of Text:
Biblical, liturgical, Psalter, religious, spirituality