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dc.contributor.authorKay, Richard
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-17T16:12:37Z
dc.date.available2009-03-17T16:12:37Z
dc.date.issued2009-03-17T16:12:37Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1808/4406
dc.description.abstractMedieval bishops often had a special book of liturgical services that only a bishop could perform. Such books are of two kinds: one is termed a “benedictional,” or collection of pontifical blessings; the other is called a “pontifical” and it includes the rest of the Episcopal liturgy. The present work is a catalog of 1249 such manuscripts in Latin that have been identified, but it is not exhaustive. Each item contains a short description and a bibliography. In addition, three appendices list: relevant manuscripts the present location of which is unknown; printed editions of pontificals and benedictionals; and manuscripts that for some reason have been excluded from this catalog. This catalog is a research tool that will be useful especially to specialists in the history of medieval liturgy, but also to those interested in Latin paleography, medieval art, and church history.
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectPontificals--bibliography
dc.subjectBenedictionals--bibliography
dc.subjectManuscripts, latin--catalogs
dc.subjectCatholic church--liturgy--manuscripts--catalogs
dc.subjectCatholic church--liturgy--manuscripts--bibliography
dc.subjectLiturgies--bibliography
dc.subjectManuscripts--catalogs
dc.subjectPaleography
dc.subjectLibraries
dc.subjectBenediction
dc.titlePontificalia: A Repertory of Latin Manuscript Pontificals and Benedictionals
dc.typeBook
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