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Item No: mcai420111
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Although the text accompanying this historiated initial has been cut away, the iconography suggests that it may begin the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of the Epiphay (Jan. 6), "Hodie in Iordane baptizato domino aperti sunt caeli et sicut columba super eum spiritus mansit" (Today, when the Lord was baptized in the Jordan, the heavens were opened and the Spirit hovered over him like a dove).
Notes: Initial H with the Baptism of Christ
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1350 .
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1644487
Country: Country:Germany
Region/County:Middle Rhine

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1360
Image Dimensions Width: 281 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:11

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