Choir book

Item Info

Item No: mcai040101
Additional Title: Choir book
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial U with the Death of the Virgin
Notes: The subject of this initial suggests that it may have once belonged in a gradual where it began the Introit for the Vigil of the Assumption of the Virgin, "Vultum tuum deprecabuntur omnes divites plebis..." (All that are rich among the citizens will be courting thy favor).
Notes: This initial has been dated to ca. 1340.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1481905
Country: Country:Flanders
City/Town/Township:Tournai or Ghent ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1350
Image Dimensions Width: 78 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 4:10

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