Book of Hours, use of Bourges

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Bourges

Item Info

Item No: mca0860080
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Bourges
Script: Bastarda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 8v-9r
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, July is represented by the symbol of Leo on the verso. Opposite, the labor of the month for August in this manuscript is represented by a man threshing grain.
Notes: Opening showing the end of July and the beginning of August
Notes: The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1500.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1457696
Country: Country:France
City/Town/Township:Bourges ?

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1510
Image Dimensions Width: 168 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 86