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Conception, Conception Abbey and Seminary, Special Collections,  CA 05
Description: ff. 2 - Brought from the library of Engelberg Abbey in Switzerland to Conception Abbey sometime before 1900. - G. Ecker, Descriptive Catalog of the Carolingian Manuscripts in Conception Abbey Library (unpublished), pp. 31-36.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Michael W. Heil for his work in making this description available.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/CA05_15
Language: Latin Country: Switzerland? Century: 9th

Part 1: ff. 1-2v
Description: - Parchment - 248 x 177 mm
Country: Switzerland?Cardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. IX/XSearchable Date Range: 890 - 910
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Caroline minuscule; rustic capitals
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-2v
Title: Lectionary
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Contains readings for Easter week; the bifolium is folded the wrong way so that Friday and Saturday services preceed Monday and Tuesday physically; the corrected order is followed in numbering the leaves in this description. 
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f. 1   In the upper and outer margins, stains from the use of this bifolium as a pastedown.
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f. 1v   Rubric for the "feria iii" (Tuesday) and the reading from the Acts of the Apostles.
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f. 2   Rubric in rustic capitals for the "feria vi" (Friday) with the station at the Pantheon (ad Sanctam Mariam ad Martyres), with the epistle reading beginning with the abbreviation "Kmi" (for Karissimi).
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f. 2v   End of the gospel reading for the Friday after Easter (Matthew 28:16-20) and beginning of the epistle reading for Saturday (1 Peter 2:1-10, although here only to v. 9).
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ff. 2v, 1   The book in which this bifolium served as a pastedown measured in height twice the width of the original lectionary, and the new book's width matched the original book's height.
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ff. 1v-2   Opened bifolium.
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