Book of Hours

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mca2120070
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 7v-8r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Calendars in medieval books of hours were typically decorated with the zodiac signs and labors appropriate to each month. Here, on the left-hand page, June is represented by the symbol for Cancer. On the facing page, the labor of the month for July in this manuscript is represented by a man reaping.
Notes: Opening showing the end of June and the beginning of July
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1606326
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 160 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 212

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