Lewis E M 42:17
1300 - 1325
249 mm x 346 mm
- Initial N with the Nativity of the Virgin
- This cutting can be dated to ca. 1325.
- This initial begins the first response of the first nocturn of Matins for the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin (Sept. 8), "Nativitas tua dei genitrix virgo gaudium annunciauit universo mundo ..." (Your birth, O Virgin Mother of God, heralded joy to all the world).
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