Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

Medieval Manuscripts
Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)

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Item No: mca0101511
Additional Title: Antiphonary, diurnal (Ambrosian Rite)
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 151r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial C with the Birth of the Virgin
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 first response at Vespers for the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin (Sept. 8). 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.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1450582
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1515
Image Dimensions Width: 595 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 10

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