Item No: mcai650371
Additional Title: Antiphonary
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Initial E with St. Paul
These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430-1440.
This initial begins the first antiphon of Lauds for the Conversion of St. Paul (Jan. 25), "Ego plantavi apollo rigavit dues autem incrementum dedit" (I have planted, Apollo watered, but God has given the growth).
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.
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Lewis E M 65:1-78