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Cambridge, Harvard University, Houghton Library,  MS Typ 0001
Description:Calderini Pontificale ff. 158 - English straight-grain purple morocco, gilt, ca. 1830 - Purchased from Rosenbach and Co., New York; received Oct 1943 - De Ricci, p.949 (as Bemis); Bond and Faye, Supplement, p. 250 (as Houghton); Wieck, Late Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts, no. 30, p. 62; Harvard College Library, Illuminated & Calligraphic Manuscripts, 18, no. 47, pl. 23
Notes:-"Andreae Calderini Episcopi Cenetensis impensa" - recto of leaf before f. 1. Andrea Calderini was bishop of Ceneda 1378-1385.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 68
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/MSTyp0001_2
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 14th
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Part 1: ff. 1-158v
Description: - Parchment - 380 x 270 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIVexSearchable Date Range: 1385 - 1399
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;
Script: Gothic
Artist(s): Battista di Biagio Sanguigni
Figurative Decoration: 20 miniatures and 58 historiated initials
Other Decoration: Numerous illuminated initials; numerous foliate borders
Notes: There are 78 colored miniatures, of which 55 were painted at the time the ms. was written, and 23 by a later Florentine artist, possibly Battista di Biagio Sanguigni. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 1-158
Title: Pontifical
Language(s): Latin
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f. 1   Trinity

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f. 1   Confirmation

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f. 1v   Christ blessing

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f. 2   Adoration of the Holy Face

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f. 3  

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f. 3v   Clerics receiving tonsure; Christ blessing

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f. 6v   Cleric praying; Blessing of a paten; Christ blessing

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f. 7v   Blessing of a chalice

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f. 8   Blessing of vestments; Christ blessing

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f. 9   Blessing of vestments

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f. 9v   Blessing of altar cloths

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f. 10   Blessing of corporals; Head of Christ

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f. 10v   Priest celebrating mass

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f. 11   Blessing of a new cross

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f. 12v   Blessing of incense; Christ blessing

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f. 14v   Blessing of an image of the Virgin

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f. 17v   Blessing of an image of the saints

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f. 18   Blessing of a censer; Blessing of various vessels

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f. 18v   Blessing of a tabernacle

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f. 19   Blessing of reliquaries

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f. 20v   Blessing of a ciborium

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f. 21v   Blessing of an altarpiece

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f. 22   Blessing of a baptismal font

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f. 25v   Blessing of salt

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f. 26   Blessing of water

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f. 27v   Blessing of a bell

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f. 30v   Blessing of bread for distribution to the poor

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f. 32   Blessing of a paschal lamb

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f. 32v   Blessing of cheese, milk and honey

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f. 33   Blessing of grapes on Feast of Transfiguration; Blessing of first fruits

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f. 33v   Blessing and imposition of a hairshirt; Blessing of ashes

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f. 34v   Blessing and distribution of crosses for pilgrims

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f. 35v   Blessing of pilgrims' staves

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f. 37v   Office for returned pilgrims

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f. 38v   Blessing of a new house

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f. 39   Blessing of a ship; Blessing of a new well

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f. 39v   Blessing of new fields; Blessing of diseased animals

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f. 40   Blessing of salt for animals; Blessing of arms

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f. 40v   Blessing of a sword

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f. 41   Initial "O"

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f. 41v   Bishop blessing

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f. 42v   Ordination of doorkeepers

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f. 44   Ordination of lectors

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f. 46   Ordination of exorcists

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f. 47v   Ordination of acolytes

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f. 56v   Ordination of deacons

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f. 63v   Initial "Q" [Ordination of priests]

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f. 64   Ordination of priests

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f. 73   Initial "A" [Examination of bishop]

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f. 74   Examination of a bishop

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f. 77   Ordination of a bishop

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f. 90v   Blessing of a mitre

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f. 94   Instruction of a new bishop

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f. 97v   Christ blessing

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f. 98v   Initial "I" [Coronation of pope]

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f. 99   Coronation of a pope

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f. 107   Initial "C" [Coronation of an emperor]

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f. 107v   Coronation of an emperor

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f. 108v   Initial "E"

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f. 115   Christ blessing: Coronation of a queen or empress

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f. 117v   Emperor taking an oath; Admission of monks

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f. 120   Profession of novices

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f. 121v   Confirmation of an abbot

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f. 122   Blessing of an abbot

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f. 128v   Confirmation of an abbess

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f. 129v   Ordination of a deaconess; Blessing of virgins

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f. 130   Consecration of virgins

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f. 143v   Blessing of a widow

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