Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1110122
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 12v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: This miniature marks the prayer for the Virgin, "Obsecro te" (I beseech you). This prayer and the "O Intemerata" (O immaculate [virgin]), were common accessory texts in books of hours. The image of the Virgin and Child often illustrated this prayer, which asks Mary to intercede with her son on behalf of the petitioner.
Notes: Virgin and Child
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1597388
Country: Country:France

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