Breviary leaf

Record ID: 
108921
Accession number: 
MS M.560
Title: 
Breviary leaf
Created: 
Southern Italy, late 12th or early 13th cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J.P. Morgan (1867-1943) in 1917.
Description: 
1 leaf (1 column, 34 lines), matted : vellum ; 250 x 210 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. P. Morgan (1867-1943) from Giuseppe Martini in 1917.
Notes: 

Ms. breviary single leaf; written and decorated in a Beneventan scriptorium in southern Italy in the late 12th or early 13th centuries.
Text: lectio VIII through oratio "pis omnibus defunctis".
Decoration: initials brushed with yellows and streaked with red.

Script: 
Beneventan script
Language: 
Latin
Classification: