Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 50:2 Antiphonary
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 50:2
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
- St. Laurence of Rome
- 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.
- This image shows the reverse of a cutting from an historiated initial in a choir book.
Extent109 x 152 mm
- 15th century
- Historiated initial
- Song book
- Musical notation
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