Item Info

Item No: mcai290083
Additional Title: Antiphonary
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 of Christmas Day, "Hodie nobis caelorum rex de virgine nasci dignatus ..." (On this day the king of heaven deigned to be born for us of a Virgin).

This initial was illuminated by an artist working in the circle of the Italian painter Neri da Rimini, whom documents show to have been active in the early fourteenth century.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597016
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1315
Image Dimensions Width: 150 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 29:8A

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