Item 3 - Fragment from Psalter with Passion readings

Recto - Psalter Verso - Psalter Mount - Psalter

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Fragment from Psalter with Passion readings


  • c1400 (Creation)

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Single leaf, double sided, Latin text on vellum (172x123mm) mounted

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The Library acquired the leaf from Folio Fine Art (6 Stratford Place, London, W1) for five pounds.

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Leaf from a Psalter transcribed by Pietro Ursuleo of Capua (d. 1483), an accomplished scribe and bishop of Satriano from 1474 to 1483 (appointed to the archbishopric of Santa Severina 22 Feb 1483 until his death in April).
The Gospel according to Luke 22: 62-71 to 23: 1-8. The text covers the plot to kill Jesus, and Peter’s denial.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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