Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis E M 66:8 Antiphonary
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberLewis E M 66:8
(Philadelphia, United States, Free Library of Philadelphia, John Frederick Lewis Collection of European Manuscripts)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
- Initial F with St. Thomas Aquinas teaching a group of Dominicans
- This initial begins the first antiphon of first Vespers for the feast of the Dominican theologian St. Thomas Aquinas (Mar. 7), 'Felix thomas doctor ecclesie lumen mundi splendor ytalie...' (Happy is Thomas, Doctor of the Church, light of the world, splendor of Italy). Thomas Aquinas is considered one of the greatests theologians in the Church's history. He is most well-known for his work Summa Theologica, a manual of theology that summarizes the arguments for almost all points of the Catholic faith.
- This image shows the reverse of a leaf with an historiated initial from an antiphonary. This side of the leaf, the true verso, continues the liturgy for the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas.
- This leaf can be dated to ca. 1325.
Extent299 x 428 mm
- 14th century
- Historiated initial
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