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historiated initials

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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Initials containing scenes or figures germane to the text.

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MS 33: Gradual, 15th century

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Identifier: MS 33
Scope and Contents A Gradual (or graduale) is a book which contains the chants sung during the Mass. It includes the music notation together with the words. Like the Breviary, it is divided into distinct parts according to the two main cycles of the liturgical year, which contain respectively all the parts of the liturgy which vary in accordance to a specific observance (proprium de tempore, 'proper of time' and...
Dates: 15th century