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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 006
Description: ff. i + 155 - 16th century German stamped calf. - R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13881), bequeathed 1892. - De Ricci, 1316. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 40.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Prof. Lucy Freeman Sandler for her extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 2 - Number of Images Available: 9
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA006_41
Language: Latin Country: Germany Century: 14th 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-6v, 19-155v
Description: - Parchment - 156 x 117 mm - 21-22 long lines (32 in calendar; ff. 153-5 in two columns), ruled in ink.
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: BavariaCity: Regensburg?
Assigned Date: s. XIV1/4Searchable Date Range: 1300 - 1325
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 1
Script: Gothic
Figurative Decoration: Initials with animal figures.
Other Decoration: Large initials in blue, green, pink and gold; 2-line alternating red and blue initials with opposing color penwork; alternating 1-line red and blue initials for the psalm verses (not aligned to left margin, but occuring as they fall within text block).
Notes: Calendar also suggests possible origin in Austria, in the diocese of Salzburg; later additions to the calendar reinforce the possible origin in Germany, in the diocese of Regensburg. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-6v, 19-155; f. 155v blank
Title: Psalter
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Beatus vir qui non abiit in consilio impiorum et in via peccatorum non stetit
Explicit: ut indulgentiam quam semper optaverunt piis supplicationibus consequantur. Per dominium.
Notes: On ff. 1-6v, calendar; on ff. 19-143v, psalter; on ff. 143v-152v, canticles; on ff. 153v-155, litany. Added, s. XV, in the upper margins of the psalter, antiphons, and in the lower margins, commentary on the psalms; added prayer, f. 155, for souls. 
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f. 1   Opening page of calendar for the month of January; the red mark on the line for 25 January (i.e. the 7th day from the end) signals a bad luck day.
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f. 19   Initial with large scale foliage; red, blue and ochre gothic capitals form a panel adjacent to initial for the first verses of Ps. 1.
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f. 20   On line 7, the word "domino" is inserted from the margin into the text via a tie mark (after "Servite"); on line 8, "et exultate" is erased having been copied twice because of eye skip from "in timore" to "cum tremore."
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f. 61   Ps. 51, with the tail of its initial Q formed by a biting dragon.
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f. 155   Added prayer, s. XV, for souls for whom no one prays: "Miserere domine miseris animabus que singularem intercessionem non habent . . . et perduc eas in locum refrigerii per temet ipsum, deus qui vivis et cetera."
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Part 2: ff. 7-18v
Description: - Parchment - 154 x 119 mm - 26-28 long lines, ruled in pencil.
Country: GermanyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2: A, ff. 7-17v; B, f. 18r-v
Script: Hybrida
Other Decoration:
Notes: Latin
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 7-?
Author: Cassiodorus
Title: In psalterium praefatio
Title: Cur in psalmorum tytulis quasi auctorum nomina diversa reperiantur
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Primo libro paralipomenon legitur cum propheta david devota domino etate senuisset quattuor milia iuvenum
Notes: Incipit corresponds to PL 70:14A; text pertains to names in tituli of the psalms. 
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f. 7   Opening of text of Cassiodorus on the psalms.
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Text 2: ff. ?-17v
Author: Alcuin of York
Title: De psalmorum usu
Language(s): Latin
Explicit: et ad medullam initimi intellectus ipse dei gratiam pervenire possis.
Notes: Text might open "Prophetiae spiritus non semper prophetarum mentibus praesto est, quatenus cum semper hunc non habent, se hunc agnoscant ex dono habere, cum habent" (incipit as given in PL 101:465; explicit from the manuscript corresponds to PL 101:468A). 
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f. 17v   Explicit of the text of Alcuin on the psalms.
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Text 3: f. 18r-v
Author: Jerome
Title: Incipit prologus sancti Ieronimi presbyteri Prologue for the psalms
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: Psalterium Rome dudum positus emendarem
Explicit: et turbulento magis rivo quam de purissimo fonte potare.
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f. 18   Opening of Jerome's prologue to the Psalter, hand 2.
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f. 18v   Explicit of prologue.
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