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German manuscript containing texts and chants for the Office of the Dead (Officium pro defunctis), the funeral service for a priest, and the Divine Office. The lessons and responses in the Office of the Dead seem to be related to those used in a small group of manuscripts from the Diocese of Cologne, and the arrangement of the psalms for the Divine Office in the ferial psalter suggest that this manuscript was made for use by secular priests, such as members of a cathedral chapter, or Premonstratensian or Augustinian Canons (Les Enluminures). The volume concludes with the text for the Hours of the Virgin, whose use is unidentified but which contains a suffrage of Saint Nicholas (f. 64v), and a copy of Psalm 64 by a later hand (f. 65v).

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Catholic Church -- Liturgy -- Texts, Catholic Church, Liturgics, Service books (Music) -- Catholic Church, Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions -- Early works to 1800, Funeral rites and ceremonies, Funeral service -- Catholic Church, Gregorian chants -- Manuscripts, Gregorian chants, Service books (Music) -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800, Cologne (Germany) -- Church history, Texts, Codices, Gregorian chants, Service books (religious texts) Manuscripts Latin, Manuscripts Renaissance, Prayers and devotions, Prayers, Prayers, Devotional literature, Devotional literature


Catholic Studies | Medieval Studies


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