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Item No: mcai670131
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: 67:13 front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial F with Saints Cornelius, Peter, and Augustine
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1510-1520.
Notes: This initial begins the Common of one or several Apostles or Evangelists at Eastertide, "Filie iherusalem venite et videte martirem cum corona qua coronavit eum dominus ..." (Daughters of Jereusalem, come and see the martyr with the crown with which the Lord has crowned him). Lewis E M 67:13-15 are from the same manuscript, which was made for a monastic house of the Order of the Holy Cross. The marginal decoration of the leaf shown here includes an image of St. Helena, the legendary founder of the Order of Holy Cross, holding the True Cross. The prominence of Cornelius on this page may further suggest that the manuscript was made for a house of the order in the town of Roermond, of which Cornelius was the patron saint.
Country: Country:Netherlands
City/Town/Township:Cuijk ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1525
Image Dimensions Width: 443 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 67:13-16
Creator Name: Johannes van Deventer ? - Artist

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