Book of Hours, use of Rome

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Book of Hours, use of Rome

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Item No: mca1200071
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 7r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with the Annunciation
Notes: This initial begins Matins of the Hours of the Virgin. The Annunciation represents the moment when the Virgin conceived the Christ Child through the words spoken by the angel. This scene commonly appears at the beginning of this hour in books of hours.
Notes: This manuscript can be dated to ca. 1490.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1611171
Country: Country:Italy

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 182 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 120

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