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Date of Award

1997

Document Type

Graduate Paper

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies

Department

School of Theology • Seminary

First Advisor

Maxwell Johnson

Abstract

This paper examines the early development of the Gospel pericopes of the Roman lectionary; summarizes the patristic history of the lectionary and focuses on the earliest extant lectionary manuscript, the Comes ofWurzburg, and the sources that influenced it. It concludes that the third section of the Comes, the so-called Evangelary of 645, was an attempt to reconcile the Temporal and Sanctoral cycles within a single calendar. This reshaped the lectionary into the form preserved in the Missale Romanum.

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