Martyrology

Record ID: 
184771
Accession number: 
MS M.1118
Title: 
Martyrology
Created: 
Possibly northern Italy or Germany, ca. 1225-1250.
Binding: 
20th-century speckled pigskin.
Credit: 
Purchase; Richard E. Priest; 1994.
Description: 
46 leaves (1 column, 32 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 353 x 248 mm
Provenance: 
Tammaro De Marinis; purchased from De Marinis by Bernard Rosenthal, San Francisco, California, in 1963; Rosenthal Catalogue 23, no. 82 (1971), repr., purchased by Richard E. Priest from Rosenthal in 1973; Priest MS 3; purchased from Priest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. martyrology; written in northern Italy? Germany?, second quarter 13th century.
Decoration: red and blue, red and greeen puzzlework initials. 1 table (fol. 1) in red and brown ink with names of Zodiac signs written in criss-crossed diagonal lines, used to determine the position of the moon in the Zodiac.

Script: 
minuscule
Language: 
Latin
Classification: