Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

Medieval Manuscripts
Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

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Item No: mca0100011
Additional Title: Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 1r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial U with St. Martin of Tours dividing his cloak
Notes: The manuscript was illuminated by two artists. The first is a follower of two Milanese artists, Giovan Pietro Birago and Master of B. F. (sometimes identified as Francesco Binasco). The second artist has not been identified.
Notes: This initial begins the response at Vespers for the feast of St. Martin of Tours (Nov. 11). The antiphonary follows the Ambrosian rite which was celebrated in Milan, Italy, in the Middle Ages. The coat of arms in the lower margin tells us that the manuscript belonged to the church of Sant' Ambrogio in Milan.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1450582
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1515
Image Dimensions Width: 595 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 10
Creator Name: Giovan Pietro Birago and Master of B.F. (Francesco Binasco), follower of - Artist

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