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Gottschalk Antiphonal – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1180 – 1200 CE · Lambach, Austria (Stiftsbibliothek) · 288 x 215 mm


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 704 (5), Leaf 46 in Davis, The Gottschalk Antiphonary (i.e. the sixth leaf of the fourth extant grouping)
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  • Davis, Lisa Fagin. The Gottschalk Antiphonary : Music and Liturgy in Twelfth-Century Lambach (Cambridge (UK): Cambridge Univ. Press, 2000)
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Gottschalk of Lambach (Illuminator)

A leaf of the Gottschalk Antiphonal, written and illustrated by Gottschalk of Lambach at and for the use of the Stiftsbibliothek Lambach (Upper Austria) in the late twelfth century. This leaf begins with a portion of the rhymed Benedict office, "Praeclarum late." On the verso of this leaf, the first responsory of Matins for the Feast of the Annunciation begins with a six-line image of the Angel Gabriel representing the letter [I], in red and purple penwork. This leaf sold by B. M. Rosenthal, 1955 to Philip Hofer; his bequest to the Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1984. ...erte ducem clarissimum.../...fructum ventris tui.

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