Choir psalter and Hymnal

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Item No: mcai700051
Additional Title: Choir psalter and Hymnal
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 70:5
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial C with God the Father
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1470-1480.
Notes: This initial begins the hymn, "Conditor alme syderum ..." (Creator of the stars at night), typically sung at Vespers during Advent. Lewis E M 70:5-8 are from the same manuscript illuminated by Giuglielmo Giraldi, a Ferrarese illuminator whose activity can be documented from 1445-1490.
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 555 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 70:5-8
Creator Name: Benedetto Bordon, workshop of - Artist

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