Book of Hours, use of Utrecht

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Utrecht

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Item No: mca0910120
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Utrecht
Script: Netherlandish Hybrida
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 12v-13r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Opening showing the Calendar for the last two weeks of December and a sermon by Bernard of Clairvaux
Notes: The calendar entries in red on the verso of this calendar indicate the important feast days, the so-called "red-letter" days. Here, the feast days of St. Thomas the Apostle (Dec. 21), the Nativity of Christ or Christmas (Dec. 25), St. Stephen Protomartyr (Dec. 26), St. John the Evangelist (Dec. 27), and the Holy Innocents (Dec. 28) are noted in red. Opposite, the decorative initials and script of the first line mark the beginning of a sermon by St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the great twelfth-century Cistercian monk and theologian whose writings had a profound influence on the spirituality of the late Middle Ages and were widely read by religious and lay audiences alike.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1560762
Country: Country:Netherlands
Cardinal Point:northern

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 148 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 91

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