Cutting from a 15th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Title

Cutting from a 15th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Subject

Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Antiphonaries (Service books)

Description

Script: Written in a Gothic rotunda in black ink with red rubrics.
Decoration: A two-staff high floriate initial [V] (for "Vidi speciosam sicut," the first responsory of Matins) in shades of rose on gold leaf with acanthus scrolling slightly into margin, historiated with the Death of the Virgin: the Virgin lies on her deathbed, surrounded by the apostles, St. Paul in the center, St. Peter (with key) at the right.

Creator

Catholic Church

Source

Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department

Publisher

https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/s4655v84f

Date

[ca. 1400–1450]

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.

Format

1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 212 x 131 mm.

Language

Latin

Files

06_01_016111.jpg

Citation

Catholic Church , “Cutting from a 15th-century antiphonal : in Latin,” SAILS Digital History Collections, accessed March 2, 2021, https://sailsinc.omeka.net/items/show/3680.

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