Book of Hours

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mca2122041
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 204r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Michael Archangel
Notes: This miniature decorates the Suffrage to St. Michael Archangel. Suffrages were short prayers to saints that were often included at the ends of books of hours and were typically decorated with portraits of the saints to whom they were addressed. The image depicts St. Michael about to slay the dragon (represented here as a devil-like figure), an event described in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 12:7-9).
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1606326
Country: Country:France

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

View other associated items