|"Celebrating the Liturgy's
Books: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in New York City" on the
occasion of the 77th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America
Fordham University is happy to be one of the institutions involved in the
rare manuscript exhibition for the Medieval Academy of America's 77th Annual
Meeting in April 2002. Further information about the exhibit, locations and
hours can be found at: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rare/liturgmss/index.html
Fordham University Liturgical Exhibit:
Location: 4th Floor Exhibit Hall, Walsh Library, Fordham University, Bronx,
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 p.m.
On view: 7 January - 2 August 2002
Phone: 718-817-3570 (Main Office); 718-817-3560 (Special Collections)
Liturgical manuscripts from Fordham University Libraries:
MSS 4.6 page 1, page
Parchment leaf from Pontificale Romanum: Blessing of first stone of a church.
Probably 14th century French school of illumination. (29 x 18 cm)
SPEC COLL MS 5
Early 18th Century sermons preached in Mexico by an unidentified Jesuit priest.
SPEC COLL MS 6.
Early 18th Century sermons preached in Los Angeles by Francisco Xavier Marques
MSS 2.8 page 1, page
2, page 3, page
PETRUS COMESTOR, fl. 12th century. Historia Scholastica. France, early 14th
century. Fragment. 2 leaves. Folio. Vellum. (28 x 20 cm)
Universis Sanctae Matris Ecclesiae. Latin text of an indulgence granted to
the Chapel of the Blessed virgin Mary and St. Blasius, dated 1335. Approbation
of Archbishops 1337. Text is on parchment with illuminated capitals. (28 x
This is an original leaf from a commentary on the Koran, written by hand by
a known scribe: Schafeite Djelal Ed-din Mohammed, in 1566. The manuscript
was once in Osterley Park Library of the Earl of Jersey.
This leaf is taken from a portable Bible executed in England, circa 1220.
SPEC COLL MS 3
Book of Hours. Italian, 1480.
SPEC COLL MS 4
Book of Hours. French, 1380?
SPEC COLL MS 1
CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. De Officiis. Latin codex. n.p. 15th century. 168 leaves.
9 leaves lacking. 23 cm.
SPEC COLL MS 2
CICERO, MARCUS TULLIUS. De Officiis. Italy, late 14th century. 47 leaves.
MSS 2.1 page 1, page
2, page 3, page
Parchment document dated between 1218 and 1226 concerning the transfer of
a title from the Counts of Ravensburg to the church at Claholten.
Fragments of a 15th century Latin manuscript, possibly of a legal nature.
Gothic script. 8 leaves.
MSS 4.3 page 1, page
Leaf from a choir book. Early 14th century with French illumination. (18 x
MSS 4.4 page 1, page
Leaf from a choir book. Late 14th or early 15th century, with French or possibly
Italian illumination. (20 x 16 cm)
MSS 4.5 page 1, page
Leaf from a small Flemish Horace or Book of Hours, or a simple Prayer book.
Probably second half of 15th century. (14 x 10.5 cm)
MSS 4.7 page 1, page
Parchment piece from a 14th century Missal. (13 x 11 cm)