W.78, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.78, Psalter, Latin (1225-1275 CE, Augsburg, Germany)

Holding institution classification: Psalter

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W78/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.78

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1225-1275

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Germany

City or region of production: Augsburg

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Adoration of the Magi, Death of the Virgin, Crucifixion, Lion, Aquarius, Griffin, Pisces, Swan, Ariea, Plant, Taurus, Man wearing a wreath, Gemini, Man with a scythe, Cancer, Woman with a sickle, Leo, Tonsured man, Virgo, Winepress, Libra, Bunch of grapes, Scorpio, Goose, Sagittarius, Hog, Capricorn, David herping and enthroned in initial B, King Oswald in initial D, Mary Magdalene in initial D, Ascension, St. Michael slaying a dragon in initial Q, Man holding sword and cup in initial D, Dragon in initial S, David playing the bells in initial C, Last Judgment, Sts. Elizabeth and Catherine in initial D, St. Cesarius of Terracina in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Psalter, Canticles (Biblical Canticles, Pater Noster, Apostles’ Creed, Te Deum, Quicumque Vult), Litany, Collects

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Monastery in the Diocese of Augsburg

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Ca. 1900; purple velvet over millboard; sewn on five thin recessed cords; blind-tooled with an ivy leaf rolled border and a three-line roll formed into a saltire

Folio height (in centimeters): 22.7

Folio width (in centimeters): 15.8

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