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Item No: mcai500021
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Laurence of Rome
Notes: This miniature once formed the center of an initial, possibly an initial L beginning the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of St. Laurence (Aug. 10), "Levita Laurentius bonum opus operatus est ..." (The deacon Laurence performed a pious act). He is identified here by his deacon's vestments as well as the grill on which he stands, a reference to his martyrdom. Laurence was grilled to death for his faith.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1650659
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 152 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 50:2

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