Postilla super psalterium; Postilla super libros prophetorum
- Postilla super psalterium; Postilla super libros prophetorum
- Nicholas, of Lyra, ca. 1270-1349, creator
- Published / Created
- ca. 1430
- Publication Place
Binding: Modern parchment over boards. With embossed floral border in blue ink and a central embossed design of an interlocking lozenge and rectangle in red and black with floral ornamentation in gold and blue. Red leather labels on spine with embossed gold letters reading: Explicationes
Christie's (NY) Catalog, 8 Dec 1982; Catalogue of the Manuscripts preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge (Cambridge: 1856; reprinted Munich: 1980), vol. 1, nos. 415-419, pp. 327-328 (other mss. in the series); Barbara Shailor, A New Manuscript of Nicolaus de Lyra, Yale University Library Gazette, vol. 58 (Oct 1983), pp. 9-16.
Illuminated initials in red, purple, blue, and gold leaf. Elaborate marginal vine-and-floral ornamentation at beginnings of chapters in red, blue, green, brown, and gold leaf. Occasional multi-colored diagrams. Traces of indexing tabs on the first leaf of every book.
Manuscript on parchment written in late gothic bookhand.
Nicholas of Lyra, Postilla Super Psalterium. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Prophetarum and Nicholas de Hira
- ff. ii + 272 + ii : parchment ; 495 x 360 (357 x 234) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 640
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- mixed material
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
- of Lyra, Nicholas, ca. 1270-1349
- Subject (Topic)
Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
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