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Items matching initials taken from Ornamental Alphabets, Ancient and Mediæval (1879) (results page 3)

initials: ornamental letters, usually capital, used for the first letter of a chapter or section or to draw the reader's attention, also called decorative initials or drop caps (dropped capitals).
In hand-written manuscripts a decorated initial is often alittera notabilior, a Latin phrase meaning a more noticeable letter.
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