Item Info

Item No: mcai440101
Additional Title: Missal
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Crucifixion
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1420.
Notes: This miniature marked the beginning of the Canon of the Mass, "Te igitur" (You therefore [most merciful father]), the text of which is not included in the manuscript. Below the image is another Crucifixion, but in this case the body of Christ is only suggested by the bleeding heart and the blood from the three nails that pierced his hands and feet. This marginal image was placed there for the celebrating priest to kiss as he read the prayer.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1647076
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1425
Image Dimensions Width: 340 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 44:10

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