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Item No: mcai250263
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial H with the Nativity
Notes: This initial begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for Christmas Day (Dec. 25), "Hodie nobis caelorum rex de virgine nasci dignatus est ..." (On this day the King of heaven deigned to be born for us of a Virgin). The illumination has been attributed to the anonymous Master of Missal A 47 of Perugia, so-called after a missal illuminated by him. This master was active in Siena, Rome, and in Umbria in the 1280s and 1290s.

The cutting was taken from the same manuscript as Lewis E M 25:26b.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1594385
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1299
Image Dimensions Width: 153 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 25:26A
Creator Name: Maestro del Messale A-47 di Perugia - Artist

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