Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 25:26A Antiphonary
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Call numberLewis E M 25:26A
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
- Initial H with the Nativity
- This initial begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for Christmas Day (Dec. 25), 'Hodie nobis caelorum rex de virgine nasci dignatus est ...' (On this day the King of heaven deigned to be born for us of a Virgin). The illumination has been attributed to the anonymous Master of Missal A 47 of Perugia, so-called after a missal illuminated by him. This master was active in Siena, Rome, and in Umbria in the 1280s and 1290s. The cutting was taken from the same manuscript as Lewis E M 25:26b.
- This image shows the reverse of a cutting with an historiated initial from an antiphonary.
Extent134 x 153 mm
- 13th century
- Historiated initial
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