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Item No: mcai470161
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial A with St. Peter consecrating St. Hermagoras
Notes: This initial probably begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of St. Hermagoras (July 12), "Accipe baculum pontificatus ..." (Accept this pontifical staff). St. Hermagoras was the first bishop and patron of Aquileia in Italy. According to his legend, he was consecrated at Rome by St. Peter. Latin inscriptions above the figure's heads identify them as St. Ermargora and St. Petrus.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1603538
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Venice ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 393 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 47:16

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