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Item No: mcai660081
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial F with St. Thomas Aquinas teaching a group of Dominicans
Notes: This initial begins the first antiphon of first Vespers for the feast of the Dominican theologian St. Thomas Aquinas (Mar. 7), "Felix thomas doctor ecclesie lumen mundi splendor ytalie..." (Happy is Thomas, Doctor of the Church, light of the world, splendor of Italy). Thomas Aquinas is considered one of the greatests theologians in the Church's history. He is most well-known for his work Summa Theologica, a manual of theology that summarizes the arguments for almost all points of the Catholic faith.
Notes: This leaf can be dated to ca. 1325.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1660304
Country: Country:Flanders

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1399
Image Dimensions Width: 428 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 66:8

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