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Item No: mcai420285
Additional Title: Missal
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: 42:28b front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with St. Andrew the Apostle
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the vigil of the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle (Nov. 30), "Dominus secus mare galilee vidit duos fratres Petrum et Andream ..." (The Lord, passing by the sea of Galilee, saw the two brothers Peter and Andrew). The saltire, or X-shaped, cross is a reference to St. Andrew's martyrdom.
Country: Country:Netherlands

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 95 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:28a-d

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