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Prayer Book of a Danish Nun; Denmark, 1500-1525

Name
Wedervang-Jensen, Eva 
Birth
26 March 1974 
Occupation
 
Roles
Cataloguer 
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Name
Nielsen, Karl Martin 
Occupation
 
Roles
Scholar 
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Name
Copenhagen 
Country
Denmark 
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Name
Gad, Tue Riise 
Birth
1918 
Death
2001 
Occupation
Librarian, author 
Roles
Scholar 
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Contents

1(fols 1r-246v)
Mirror of WisdomSpeculum sapientiaeVisdoms spejl
Note

Contains prayers for Sundays, feast-days and saint's days, arranged according to the ecclesiastical year.

Bibliography
Language of Text

Danish

2(fols 247r-254v)
Prayers to be read on weekdaysBønner at læse på ugens dage
Language of Text

Danish

Physical Description

Support

Parchment.

No. of leaves
254. 195 mm x 140 mm
Script

Three, maybe four, hands

Fols 1-12 and 26-55 are written by Hand 1. It is unclear whether fols 26-55 are written in another hand.

Fols 13-25, 56-79 are written by a second (or third) hand.

Fols 80-254 are written in the third (or fourth) hand.

Decoration

Majuscules occur in red and black.

Spaces are left empty for initials.

Binding

Brown blind-tooled calfskin on wooden boards, most probably from the sixteenth century. The spine has been restored at some time in the past. There are the remains of two clasps.

History

Origin

Written in Denmark at the beginning of the sixteenth century.

Additional

Record History

Catalogued 12.07.2000 by EW-J.

Custodial History

Lent to the University Library (Universitetsbiblioteket) in Fiolstræde, Copenhagen, for the use of Karl Martin Nielsen 21 February 1959-29 April 1963.

Lent to the Royal Library (Det kongelige Bibliotek), Copenhagen, for the use of Tue Gad 21.08.1973-10.10.1973.

Surrogates

microfilm G.Neg159s.d.

Bibliography

AuthorTitleEditorScope
Middelalderens danske bønnebøgered. Karl Martin Nielsen1957; III
Gammeldansk Læsebog: en Håndbog i vor ældre Litteratur på Modersmåleted. C. J. Brandtp. 278
En Wadstena-nunnas bönbok: Efter en handskrift på Köpenhamns universitets-bibliotheked. Johan Ernst Rietzp. XIII-XIV
1993; 55: p. 219-242 (241)
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