Item Info

Item No: mcai420091
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 42:9
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial V with the Ascension
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1530. The paper was made in Nackel near Posen and can be identified by the watermark of a crowned escutcheon containing a doubled cross.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of the Ascension, "Viri Galylaei quid admiramini aspicientes in coelum ..." (Men of Galilee, what are you wondering at, looking toward heaven). Lewis E M 1:19-22 and E M 42:4-9 are from the same manuscript.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1667518
Country: Country:Poland

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1550
Image Dimensions Width: 339 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:4-9

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