Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula
Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula
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Italian Handpainted Vellum Illuminated Prayer Manuscript, Si Quaeris Miracula

DETAILS
An antique illuminated manuscript of a religious hymn to Saint Anthony of Padua originally written in the early 13th century. Reads in Latin:
Si quaeris miracula,
Mors, error calamitas,
Daemon, lepra fugiunt,
Aegri surgunt sani.
Cedunt mare, vincula,
Membra resque, perditas
Petunt, ed accipiunt
Iuvenes et cani.
Pereunt pericula,
Cessat et necessitas
Narrent hi, qui sentiunt,
Dicant Paduani.
Cedunt mare, etc.
Gloria Patri et Filio
et Spiritui Sancto.
Cedunt mare, etc.
TITLE
Si quaeris miracula (If Thou Seekest Miracles)
EDITION
Author possibly Friar Julian of Speyer. Originally published Officium rhythmicum S. Antonii: circa 1232-40
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Italy | Europe
DATE
Early 20th century
DIMENSIONS
Width 4.75 Depth 8.25 inches

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