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Manuscript Monday: Ms. Oversize 33 – Choir Psalter Gatherings

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Dot Porter, Curator, Digital Research Services at the University of Pennsylvania Library, offers a video orientation to Penn Library’s Ms. Oversize 33, choir psalter gatherings from the Catholic Church. This manuscript was written in Spain in the 16th century, in Latin, and it is a section (5 gatherings) from the middle of a choir psalter containing a number of psalms (part of 67 and all of 71, 74-75, 80, 83-86, 88, 90-91, 94-98, and 102-103) in order for liturgical use.

You can see the full online facsimile of this work in Penn in Hand and you can download all of the images and metadata at OPenn.

 

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