Sacred Leaves Manuscript Collection

Alternative Title

Catalogues 4 & 5



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Publication Date

January 2001


recto: One two-line initial D in burnished gold leaf and three decorated initials in gold. verso: Quarter-page block border decoration in left corner with fleshy acanthus leaves, straberries, and leaves. Blue and red coat of arms motif located within the border. Historiated initial R with scene of Christ's Resurrection.


Text in Latin. Original image found in: Sacred leaves liturgy & devotion: manuscripts from England to Ethiopia. Text identification: Cat. 4 verso: The R begins the introit for the Mass for Easter Sunday: Resurrexi, et adhuc, followed by psalm 138:1. Cat. 5 recto: Begins with Acts 12:10-11 followed by the gradual reading. Cat. 5 verso: The rubric begins Matthew 16:13-15. Items in this collection are only available online; we do not have physical copies of these items in the USF Library's Special Collections. The original items were returned to the donor.


Manuscripts, Latin, France, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Missals


[2] leaves (single column, 22 lines) : vellum ; 27.2 X 18.5 cm.

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Manuscripts, Latin; Illumination of books and manuscripts; Missals

Subject: geographic



illuminated manuscripts



Holding Location

University of South Florida



Leaves from a missal, Eastern France Catalogues 4 & 5



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