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Location: Orselina
Library / Collection: Convento della Madonna del Sasso
Shelfmark: Codice IV
Manuscript title: Antiphonarium in festivitatibus sanctorum
Caption: Parchment · 167 ff. · 54.0 x 38.5 cm · Northern Italy · 14th century (first decade)
Language: Latin
Manuscript summary: This Antiphonary contains songs for saints’ days, the Office of the Dead, and an Office for Anthony of Padua. It was written and illuminated in northern Italy (Padua or Bologna) and is dateable to the first decade of the 14th century. The manuscript was used in the Franciscan cloister of St. Francis in Locarno, which received it together with the Gradual and the Antiphonaries de tempore Codice II and II Codice III on the occasion of the re-dedication of the church in 1316. The front pastedown had a sheet of paper affixed to it, detached during the most recent restoration, on which both sides contained an annotated plan for a "rivellino", a type of bulwark normally found in fortifications. (ber)
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DOI (Digital Object Identifier): 10.5076/e-codices-oms-0004
Permanent link: http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/oms/0004
How to quote: Orselina, Convento della Madonna del Sasso, Codice IV: Antiphonarium in festivitatibus sanctorum
(http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/oms/0004)
Online since: 10/04/2011
Restauration report: Andrea Giovannini 1995 (1.87 MB PDF) - © Convento della Madonna del Sasso - Andrea Giovannini
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