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Item No: mcai640132
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Liturgical bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: reverse
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial M with Christ among the Apostles
Notes: Lewis E M 64:2 and E M 64:13 are sister leaves. A fourth leaf from the same manuscript is in Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Art Museum, 30.35. These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the Mass of the feast of the Apostles, "Michi autem nimis honorati sunt ..." (To me, indeed, are you most honored). The decorative borders feature a griffin in the lower margin, and in the outer margin, two so-called "wild men" combatting apes and another playing a lute.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1450910
Country: Country:Germany

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 520 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 64:13
Creator Name: Master of the Morgan Biblia Pauperum - Artist

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