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Manuscript Monday: Ms. Codex 1566 – Book of hours

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Nicholas Herman, Curator of Manuscripts at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s Ms. Codex 1566, Book of hours: use of Metz. This manuscript was written in France between 1375 and 1399, in Latin, with a calendar in French. It includes the Hours of the Virgin, the Penitential Psalms and Litany, and the Office of the Dead.

See the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand.

 

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