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Manuscriptorium Hypertext Book of Hours - Introduction The calendar used in Europe during the Middle Ages followed a system developed originally by the ancient Romans. In the Roman system, the year was divided into twelve months, as it is in the modern calendar, but the days of the months were not numbered consecutively as they are today. Instead, three key days were identified by name: Kalends (the 1st), Ides (the 13th or 15th, depending on the month), and None (the ninth day before Ides). All other days were related to these two, by saying, for example, "today is the second day before the Ides of March." One important difference between the Roman system and the one employed during the Middle Ages was that medieval Europeans superimposed on the Roman calendar a list of the Christian feast days. The twenty-fifth day in the month of December, for example, was equated with the Feast of Christ's Nativity ("Christmas"), the fourteenth of February was called "St.

Medieval Manuscripts on the Web (digitized manuscripts) National Library of Australia Digital Collections : most items in this ongoing effort are related to Australian history, but there are images from two Books of Hours (MSS 1097/9 and 1097/6). ALO: Austrian Literature Online: Die digitale Bibliothek : complete digitizations of Austrian documents from the 11th C to the present. The easiest way to find the medieval and Renaissance manuscripts is via the Year Index. In German and English. Vienna Österreichische Nationalbibliothek The Digital Reading Room is a portal to various digitised holdings, including Manuscripts . Brussels Belgica : the digital library of the Bibliothèque royale de Belgique/ Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België. Liège Université de Liège The ULg Library has digitized 49 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, accessed through Gallery page. The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle Ages : includes images from many manuscripts. Calgary University of Calgary The Cotton Nero A.x. Toronto University of Toronto Fisher Library Vancouver

Book of hours Book of hours, Paris c. 1410. Miniature of the Annunciation, with the start of Matins in the Little Office, the beginning of the texts after the calendar in the usual arrangement. Books of hours were usually written in Latin (the Latin name for them is horae), although there are many entirely or partially written in vernacular European languages, especially Dutch. The English term primer is usually now reserved for those books written in English. The typical book of hours is an abbreviated form of the breviary which contained the Divine Office recited in monasteries. History[edit] Even this level of decoration was more rich than that of most books, though less than the lavish amounts of illumination in luxury books, which are those most often seen reproduced. The book of hours has its ultimate origin in the Psalter, which monks and nuns were required to recite. Many books of hours were made for women. Decorations[edit] The luxury book of hours[edit] Gallery[edit] Selected examples[edit]

Middle Ages and Renaissance GKS 18, 2º, Basilius Magnus: Homiliæ super Psalmos (etc.), 12th centuryGKS 19 2º, Basilius Magnus: Homiliae, c. 1350GKS 79 2º, "The Mirror of Human Salvation". Germany, c. 1430GKS 80 2º, "The Mirror of Human Salvation". Germany, 1400-50GKS 271 2º, Tycho Brahe: Elixyr Tychonis. Denmark, 16. centuryGKS 316 2º, Tycho Brahe: Observationes planetarum. NKS 24 2º, Texts of Philipp Melanchthon, Martin Luther and Johannes Bugenhagen, 1542NKS 84 b 2º, Anonymi medicina illustrata. 16th century (74 x 54 cm)NKS 90 b 2º, Beate Hildegardis cause et cure de mundi creatione, 13th centuryNKS 138 4º. Thott: Thott 44, 2º, Johannes Chrysostomus, Homiliæ in Iob. Additamenta: Add. 51 2º, Æbelholtbogen. E donatione variorum: E don var 12 2º, Johannes Chrysostomus, Basilius Magnus, Athanasius Alexandrinus, 14th centuryE don var 13 2º, Varii tractatus Basilii Magni et orationes Gregorii Nazianzeni, 14th centuryE don var 52 2º, Necrology: the Næstved Calendar, Næstved 1228-1250E don var 140 4º, Codex Esromensis.

Book of Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary Description This book of hours was written in Paris in the mid-15th century. Books of hours are devotional books for lay persons wishing to have a prayer schedule parallel to that of monastic communities, with prayers appointed for different times of the day. Language Title in Original Language Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Place Europe > France > Paris Time Period Topic Religion > Christian practice & observance > Devotional literature Additional Subjects Type of Item Manuscripts Physical Description 212 leaves : illustrations ; 12 x 9 x 4.5 centimeters Collection HMML Rare Books Institution Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

BL Digitised Manuscripts Cotton MS Vitellius C III, ff 11–85 The Old English Illustrated Herbal; Medicina de quadrupedibusThese folios, sometimes called the Old English Illustrated Pharmacopoeia, contain an illustrated Herbal, comprising Latin texts translated into Old English, along with texts called Medicina de quadrupedibus, also translated into Old English. These folios was copied in the first quarter of the 11th century, possibly at Christ Church, Canterbury (D'Aronco and Cameron, Old English Illustrated (1998), p. 25; Stokes, English Vernacular (2014), pp. 126-27).

Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts: About Us Education BA in English, University of California, BerkeleyM.Phil and D.Phil, English Language and Literature, 1100-1500 University of Oxford, 2005 Interests I work on Old English, Middle English, Latin, and Anglo-Norman Literature, particularly lesser-known texts sitting at the blurry intersections of historiography, hagiography, and romance. My research focuses on the material and ideological processes of textual composition, transmission, and circulation in medieval England. Paleography, codicology, and philology ground my investigations of translation, redaction, revision, and list-making. Selected Works “The Auchinleck Manuscript,” in the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Medieval British Literature, ed. “Encountering the Dartmouth Brut in the Midst of History,” in Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures 3:2 (2014), 323- 330. “The Archive,” in Medievalism: Key Critical Terms, ed. Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England.

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