Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

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Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

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Item No: mca0100661
Additional Title: Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 66r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Benedict of Nursia
Notes: St. Benedict, the founder of the Benedictine Order, is shown here beside the first antiphon at Matins for his feast (Mar. 21). The antiphonary follows the Ambrosian rite which was celebrated in Milan, Italy, in the Middle Ages. The manuscript contains the coat of arms on fol. 1r for the church of Sant'Ambrogio in Milan.
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.
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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