Book/Printed Material Monastic Breviary and Missal (Bethune Breviary). Breviarium
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- Monastic Breviary and Missal (Bethune Breviary).
- This early 14th-century parchment manuscript, known as the Bethune Breviary, is a prayer book used for daily monastic prayer. Normally, breviaries (so-called from their nature as condensations of texts from many separate books) contain the calendar, prayers, hymns, and liturgical readings for the Divine Office, but the Bethune Breviary also includes the canon for the mass (as in a missal or mass book). The codex contains the services for the first half of the ecclesiastical year, extending from the beginning of Advent to Easter Sunday, and from the feast of Saint Andrew (November 30) to the feast of Saints Tyburtius, Valerianus, and Maximus (April 14). While the text is highly decorated with red and blue ink, there are only two miniatures-one of the Crucifixion and one of the Annunciation, both located immediately prior to the canon of the mass on folios 344v and 345r. The style of its illuminations allows its origin to be traced to northeastern France in the period of about 1290--1310, but no evidence within the text associates it with a particular monastery.
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- [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1290 to 1310]
- - France
- - 1290 to 1310
- - Liturgies
- - Miniatures (Illuminations)
- - Missals
- - Prayers
- - Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
- - Original resource extent: ii + 498 leaves : illustrations ; 23 x 15 centimeters.
- - Original resource at: Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.
- - Content in Latin.
- - Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
- 1 online resource.
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Monastic Breviary and Missal Bethune Breviary. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1310, 1290] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667832/.
APA citation style:
(1290) Monastic Breviary and Missal Bethune Breviary. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1310] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021667832/.
MLA citation style:
Monastic Breviary and Missal Bethune Breviary. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, to 1310, 1290] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021667832/>.