Ms. martyrology and other texts; written and illuminated in Italy, probably at the Monastery of Montecassino, possibly for the Monastery of San Bartolomeo di Carpineto, in the last quarter of the 11th century.
Texts: Usuard, Martyrologium (fol. 1-72); forms of profession by the monks of San Bartolomeo di Carpineto (fol. 73-73v); copy of a letter to Charlemagne from Thodemar, abbot of Montecassino (fol. 73v-76); capitula of the Council of Aix-la-Chapelle in July, 817 (fol. 76v-79); list of principal feasts from the Last Supper to Pentecost (fol. 80); Rule of St. Benedict (fol. 81v-134v); homiliary (sermologus) (fol. 135-192v).
The last of the three main texts has been described as a lectionary, but it is most properly a Homilary or Sermologus--Cf. Plummer.
Decoration: 2 half-page and 216 smaller illuminated initials with interlace and and zoomorphic ornament; 1 decorated title page.