Item Info

Item No: mcai420041
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 42:4
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with John the Baptist in Prayer
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1530. The paper was made in Nackel near Posen and can be identified by the watermark of a crowned escutcheon containing a doubled cross.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the feast of St. John the Baptist (June 24), "De ventre matris meae meae vocavit me dominus nomine meo ..." (When I was still lying in my mother's womb the Lord sent his summons to me by name). Lewis E M 1:19-22 and E M 42:4-9 are from the same manuscript.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1667518
Country: Country:Poland

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1550
Image Dimensions Width: 417 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:4-9

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