Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1140692
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 69v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with a skull
Notes: This image begins Vespers of the Office of the Dead, which was included at the end of nearly every book of hours. These prayers were recited in order to lessen the time that deceased friends and relatives had to spend in Purgatory.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1612748
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1460
Image Dimensions Width: 122 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 114
Creator Name: Master of the Vitae Imperatorum, follower of - Artist

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