Item Info

Item No: mcai700151
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 70:15
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial M with Christ and two soldiers
Notes: This initial begins the first response for the second nocturn of Matins for Passion Sunday, "Multiplicati sunt qui tribulant me ..." (Those who afflict me have increased in number). In an unusual moment, the artist depicts Christ with his back to the viewer, possibly to enhance the sense of alienation expressed in the first words of this response. Lewis E M 70:12-16 are from the same manuscript.
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 575 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 70:12-16