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Austin, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center,  HRC 015
Description: ff. ii + 378 + ii - Later black morocco with gold lettering and decoration. - Monastery of St. Catherine in Genoa (?), John William Burns. Presented to the UT Rare Books Collection by Mrs. Anna Cavanaugh Tobin Anderson in 1931. - De Ricci, p. 2157.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 15
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/HRC015_37
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. ii + 1-378 + ii
Description: - Parchment - 130 x 90 mm - 2 columns of 37 lines ruled in hardpoint; long lines in calendar
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: 2 6-line historiated initials
Other Decoration: 3 types of borders, one with gold overpainting. 1- to 5-line red and blue initials throughout.
Notes: Numerous scribes, with breaks frequently corresponding to textual divisions.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-378
Title: Breviary
Language(s): Latin
Notes: For monastic use, and according to the use of the Congregation of St. Justina. 
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f. a1r   Owner's inscription, partially erased but which reads, "Est monasterii sancte catherine ordinis sancti benedicti Ianuensis apud Luculum congregationis cassinensis."
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f. a1v   Table with the dates of Septuagesima Sunday, Ash Wednesday and Easter for the years 1470 - 1500.
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f. 1r   6-line historiated initial depicting St. Paul (? with sword and books?); 3-line initial, 2-line red and blue initial. Border with overpainted gold. Change in scribe.
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f. 1v   Ownership note, "Est monasterii sancte catherine Ianuensis."
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f. 53r   Change in scribe; pen flourished initials, red with purple flourishing, and blue with red.
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f. 148v   Ownership note, "Est Monasterii Sancte chaterine de Ianua ordinis sancti Benedicti congregationis casinensis alias sancte Iustine."
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f. 151r   6-line historiated initial depicting King David with his lyre. Overpainted border with evidence of earlier decorations.
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f. 211r   Change in scribe at the beginning of the sanctorale (first saint: Saturninus).
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f. 221r   Change in scribe.
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f. 240r   Change in scribe.
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f. 320r   Change in scribe with the beginning of the Common of Saints.
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f. 346r   Text erased possibly due to previous ownership notes.
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f. 347r   Leaf pasted in, hand is that of 1st scribe; text is the Office of the Dead.
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f. 356v   Change in scribe for absolution formula, citing the name of Pope Innocent VIII (1484-1492).
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f. 357r   Two texts about absolution in a different hand; explicit citing the Congregation of St. Justina of Padua.
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