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Gottschalk Antiphonal – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1180 – 1200 CE · Lambach, Austria (Stiftsbibliothek) · 278 x 221 mm


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 704 (6), Leaf 131 in Davis, The Gottschalk Antiphonary (i.e. the first leaf of the thirteenth 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. On the recto, the first responsory of the Common of Virgins begins with a five-line white-vine portrait of a Virgin Saint in red and purple. This leaf sold by B. M. Rosenthal, 1955 to Philip Hofer; his bequest to the Houghton Library, Harvard University, 1984. ...accipientes lampades suas.../...meum quia concupivit...

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