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Item No: mcai650311
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front 65:31
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial L
Notes: These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430-1440.
Notes: This initial begins the first antiphon of Lauds for the feast of St. Lawrence (August 10), "Laurentius ingressus est martyr et confesus est nomen domini jesu christi" (Lawrence entered with the spirit of the martyr and confessed the name of the Lord Jesus Christ).

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

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