Leaf from a Breviary, Fragment


Single leaf from a sixteenth-century noted Breviary, with material for the feasts of St Gabriel the Archangel and St Joseph (March 18–19). Chants are: Vidit et sidus radians ab ortu, Archangelus Gabriel ait ad Mariam, and Illustris patriarcha Ioseph. On recto is hymn “Quemque pastores vigils adorant”, followed by Angelus, which continues to verso. Second unidentified hymn on verso.

In Collection:
Subject Language Identifier
  • Shelf Mark: Fragm.Lat.22
Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 leaf ; 43.5 x 29.5 cm
Additional physical characteristics
  • Eight lines or music on recto, ten lines of music on verso. Staff lines and first letters are in red.
  • Script type: Southern Textualis.
  • One manuscript leaf on parchment.
  • Square notation on five-line staves.
  • Red initials and rubrics, red staves.
Physical repository Collection
  • Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Collection
  • Gift of Molly Ungar, 2017.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 2017-033, Item: 1.1
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • August 15, 2022
Technical note
  • Scanned on Betterlight/TTI - 1/15; 283; bent5; camera 800 - 600DPI tiff archival scans by PD. Metadata by KD.
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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