Item Info

Item No: mcai460053
Additional Title: Gradual
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front a
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial B with the Holy Trinity
Notes: These cuttings can be dated to ca. 1330-1345.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for Trinity Sunday, "Benedicta sit sancta Trinitas ..." (Blessed be the Holy Trinity).

Lewis E M 46:5a-b are from the same manuscript but were executed by different illuminators. The dividing up of labor in this way is not unusual, especially as the demand for luxury choir books grew in the fourteenth century. The illuminator of Lewis E M 46:5a has not been identified.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1602944
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1350
Image Dimensions Width: 131 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 46:5a-b

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