Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Title

Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin

Subject

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

Description

In an initial [S], the Presentation in the Temple, for the Feast of the Circumcision (i.e. the Octave of Christmas, 1 January): before the altar, the Virgin hands the Christ-child to St. Simeon; at the far left, Joseph holds the two doves for the sacrifice; at the far right, Anna the Prophetess stands holding a banderole reading "Anna Profetisa." (see Luke 2:36-38). She is nimbed, having been confused as is often the case
with St. Anne.

Creator

Catholic Church

Source

Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department

Publisher

https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/s4655v66h

Date

[ca. 1350]

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.

Format

1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 120 x 105 mm.

Language

Latin

Type

Ms. fragment.

Files

06_01_016101.jpg

Citation

Catholic Church, “Cutting from a 14th-century antiphonal : in Latin,” SAILS Digital History Collections, accessed March 2, 2021, https://sailsinc.omeka.net/items/show/3681.

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