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[Psalterium ad usum Fratrum Ordinis Praedicatorum] .

After 1423 but before 1456; German; parchment; 16.0 X 11.0 cm; 223 fols.; 15th or 16th c. tooled leather binding.

The manuscript contains a Dominican liturgical calendar (fols. 1r-6v); a Psalter with antiphons and musical notation (fols. 7r-187r); canticles (fols. 187r-206r); litanies including Dominican saints (fols. 202r-207r); prayers (fols. 206r-207r); hymns with musical notation (fols. 207r-219v). The book contains special prayers mentioning Saints Dominic, Peter Martyr and Thomas Aquinas (fol. 206r), as well as Saints Vincent Ferrer and Catherine of Siena (fol. 221r). Plate 4a shows the noted beginning of Psalm 26: Deus illuminacio mea (fol. 37v).

References: Corbett 1-4 (with bibliography).

Catalogue No. 4
Call Number: Ms. 2

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