Item Info

Item No: mcai700111
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 70:11
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial F with St. Francis of Assisi
Notes: This initial begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of St. Francis (Oct. 4), "Franciscus ut in publicum cessat negotiari ..." (Francis, leaving behind the affairs of the world). The church visible behind St. Francis may be the little chapel known as the "Portiuncula," where it is believed he founded the Franciscan Order in 1209.

Lewis E M 70:9-11 are from the same manuscript.
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Ferrara ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 557 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 70:9-11

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