Item Info

Item No: mcai500041
Additional Title: Gradual
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial T with Christ holding the Church
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for the Dedication of a Church, "Terribilis est locus iste hic domus dei est et porta caeli ..." (This is a fearsome place; it is the house of God and the gate of heaven). Much of the initial has been restored by a nineteenth-century hand, but the style recalls the work of Sienese illumination of the fifteenth century.
Notes: This initial has been heavily retouched.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1650661
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1450
Image Dimensions Width: 219 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 50:4

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