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Medieval Studies and Research: Medieval Manuscripts at USC

This research guide is co-owned and co-authored by Dr. Danielle Mihram & Dr. Melissa L. Miller


This page of our Research Guide will provide an overview of the Medieval Manuscripts at USC

First, you will find a pdf listing of 28 manuscripts at USC. These manuscripts are listed in order by author. The pdf listing was created by and is a result of the research conducted by Dr. Melissa L. Miller and Dr. Danielle Mihram of USC Libraries.

Be sure to scroll all the down to see all this page has to offer!


Download the attached PDF to view full listing details, including: the antiphonaries; breviaries; and psalters at USC.


Image is of the Hours of Mary of Burgundy ("Vienna Hours"), Flanders, c. 1482, Cod. 1857, f. 14v, Nationalbibliothek, Vienna.

Image source: Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index, University of Iowa Libraries

Medival Manuscripts at USC in order by Author (or title if no author listed), A-B



Medieval Manuscripts at USC in order by Author (or title if no author listed), C-G


Medieval Manuscripts at USC in order by Author (or title if no author listed), G

Medieval Manuscripts at USC in order by Author, H - L

Peter Lombard / Petri Lombardi / Petrus de Palude

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Pierre De La Palud
Exposition in libros Sententiarum Petri Lombardi. (Exposition on the books of the Sentences of Peter Lombard)
Vel. (ca. 1480), 410 ff (36x25cm). Written in Italy. Illum. initials and border in the style of Francesco d'Antonio Chierico. Formerly in blue watered silk; now in modern pigskin by Maltby.
Belonged to Federigo de Montefeltro, Duke of Urbino (died 1482) with his arms at the beginning, as identified by Albert Van de Put [Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum, London,  b.1876-d.1951], showing the insignia of the gonfaloniership of the Holy Roman church, which he held from 1465. Lord Vernon sale (London, 1918, n. 384) to Quaritch; sale by Sotheby (London, 27 March 1922, n. 453) to Dixon.
Lent by the University of Southern California Library.

For further research:

Francesco di Antonio del Chierico: an illuminator and goldsmith, was one of the most prolific manuscript painters of the fifteenth century in Florence.

Maltby: The bindery of Alfred Maltby & Son Ltd. was founded in 1834 by Henry Maltby and Charles Bloxham, and the first workshop was based in St Helen’s (Hell) Passage, New College Lane, Oxford.

Quaritch: Bernard Quaritch established in 1847 as a book seller of rare books and manuscripts in London.

For more about Frederigo de Montefeltro, please visit the following links via the Vatican Digital Library

Persian Manuscript

Specimens of Parchment

William of Ockham