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Gradual

Title: Gradual

Notes:

This initial begins the Introit for Easter Sunday, "Resurrexi et adhuc tecum sum ..." (I have risen and am still with thee). The figures in the borders relate to the Resurrection. On the left, the Old Testament prophet Sophonias holds a scroll inscribed in part, "In die resurrectionis meae congregabo gentes ..." (On the day of my Resurrection I will assemble the Gentiles. The figures of Jonah and the Whale and Samson with the Gates of Gaza are typological references to the Resurrection, meaning they are scenes from the Old Testament that prefigure the Resurrection).

Initial R with the Resurrection and in the border, the prophet Sophonias holding a scroll, Jonah and the Whale, and Samson with the Gates of Gaza

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