Item Info

Item No: mcai170023
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial H with the Birth of the Virgin
Notes: This initial begins the first response for the first nocturn of Matins of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, "Hodie nata est beata Virgo Maria..." (Today is born the blessed Virgin Mary). It presents a domestic rendering of the Virgin's birth in which St. Anne, the mother of the Virgin, is assisted by a midwife.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1587834
Country: Country:Germany
Cardinal Point:southern

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 120 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 17:2A

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