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Item No: mcai650431
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 65:43
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with St. Martin
Notes: These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430-1440.
Notes: This initial begins the first antiphon of Lauds for the feast of St. Martin (Nov. 11), "Dixerunt discipuli ad beatum martinum cur nos pater deseris" (His disciples said to the blessed Martin, "Father, why are you leaving us?").

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: 518 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 65:1-78

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