Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1110050
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 5v-6r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Medieval calendars were often illustrated with the labors of the month and the zodiac signs. In this opening, the artist has painted scenes depicting the different labors assigned to each month: reaping for August and sowing wheat fields for September. The zodiac signs for these months are painted in the lower margin.
Notes: Opening with calendars for August and September
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597388
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 184 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 111