Initial P with the Presentation in the Temple and the Flight into Egypt in the border
This initial begins the first response of the second nocturn of Matins for the feast of the Purification of the Virgin (Feb. 2), "Postquam impleti sunt dies purgationis Marie ..." (When the days of Mary's purification were fulfilled). Lewis E M 42:15 and 16 are from the same manuscript.
This cutting can be dated to ca. 1325.View full details.