Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 65.61 Antiphonary
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 65.61
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
- Initial F
- This initial begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of St. Michael (Sept. 29), 'Factum est silentium in cello dum committeret bellum draco cum michele archangelo' (There was silence in heaven while the dragon fought with the Archangel Michael). 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.
- These leaves can be dated to ca. 1430-1440.
- This image shows the reverse of a leaf with a decorated initial from an antiphonary. This is the true verso. The text continues from the front of the leaf.
Extent364 x 520 mm
- 15th century
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