Book of Hours

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mca2080191
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin; French (calendar, prayers ff. 156r-165v, and rubrics)
Folio Number: f. 19r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Prayer to the Virgin
Notes: This initial marks the beginning of the Latin prayer, "Obsecro te" (I beseech you). This prayer, along with the "O Intemerata" (O immaculate [virgin]), which also appears in this manuscript, were common accessory texts in fifteenth-century books of hours.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1606297
Country: Country:France
City/Town/Township:Paris ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 196 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 208

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