Bible, Epistles

Medieval Manuscripts
Bible, Epistles

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Item No: mca0440011
Additional Title: Bible, Epistles
Script: Netherlandish Hybrida
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 1r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial P with St. Paul, beginning of the Epistles
Notes: This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1480-1490.
Notes: This page begins the Pauline Epistles, thirteen letters traditionally attributed to the Apostle Paul. St. Paul can be identified by the sword he holds as an attribute. The initial was illuminated by a follower of an anonymous master known as the Master of Edward IV, so named because he illuminated two volumes of a French translation of the Bible for the King of England, Edward IV.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1584070
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 146 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 44
Creator Name: Master of Edward IV, circle of - Artist

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