Books of hours
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Books containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from the bible, and rites for the canonical hours; often illuminated and intended for the lay community. For books containing the Divine Office for clerics or monastic contexts, use "breviaries."
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Communal Collections 55
Identifier: MSP 136
Abstract The Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection contains leaves from Breviaries, Books of Hours, Antiphonaries, Bibles, an Anthology of Persian Poetry, Byzantine Music Notation, and a papyrus fragment. The collection demonstrates a variety of medieval texts and artistic styles. This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool for many classes in the humanities.
Dates: 30 B.C.E. - 18th Century
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Illuminated manuscript [Book of Hours] on vellum, in Latin and French. Most likely created in northern France (Paris), circa 1470. This diminutive Book of Hours comprises: a Calendar (fol. 1r); Gospel Readings (fol. 13r); Obsecro te (fol. 18r); O intemerata with the title "Orison devote a la vierge me" (fol. 22r); the Hours of the Virgin, with Matins (fol. 25r), Lauds (fol. 34v), Prime (fol. 44v), Terce (fol. 49v), Sext (fol. 53v), Nones (fol. 57v), Vespers (fol. 61v) and Compline (fol. 69v);...
Dates: circa 1470; Other: Majority of material found in 15th century; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/2017
Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Dates: circa 1500s