Leeds University Digital Library


  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: [Evangelistarium]
  • Description:

    Decoration: A large incipit initial in blue with a white pattern, and decorated with a leafy design in red, blue, green and purple, and extending as a floral border in the inner margin. In the lower margin is a decorative emblem with flowers, fruits and dolphins. The manuscript includes 147 decorated initials in total.

    The manuscript includes occasional musical notation.

    Written in littera gothica textualis rotunda italiana.

    Principal contents: ff. 1r-42r Temporale; ff. 42v-51r Sanctorale; ff. 51r-58v Common of saints.

    Given by Dr T. Edmund Harvey in 1948.

    See for a fuller description: N. R. Ker, Medieval Manuscripts in British Libraries, vol. 3 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983) p. 22.

  • Date range: [ca. 1480-1520]
  • Date: 1500
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2015 11:08
  • Last Modified: 30 Jan 2015 11:08