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Item No: mcai650421
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 65:42
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial B with St. Nicholas
Notes: These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430-1440.
Notes: This initial begins the first antiphon of Lauds for the feast of St. Nicholas (Dec. 6), "Beatus Nicolaus pontificatus infulis decoratus talem" (Blessed Bishop Nicholas, adorned with a mitre).

Lewis E M 65:1-78 were once thought to have come from a single manuscript associated with the Cistercian monastery at Zwettl in Austria. It has been determined, however, that the leaves are from a number of separate manuscripts and were likely produced by a team of scribes and artists at the scriptorium of the Benedictine monastery at Melk.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1608452
Country: Country:Austria

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 527 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 65:1-78

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