Leonine Sacramentary

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The earliest surviving book of Mass prayers according to the Roman rite. It exists in a single 7th-cent. MS preserved at Verona. Its attribution to Pope Leo I is arbitrary. It is not a sacramentary in the proper sense, but a private collection of libelli. It possesses no Ordinary or Canon of the Mass and contains only the variable parts of the liturgy.

Subjects: Christianity.

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