Book of Hours, use of Paris

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Paris

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Item No: mca0951340
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 134v-135r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Michael Archangel and St. John the Baptist
Notes: This opening contains the Suffrages to Sts. Michael Archangel and John the Baptist. The miniature on the left depicts St. Michael about to slay the dragon, an event described in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 12:7-9). St. John, on the right, gestures towards a lamb wearing a golden halo, a reference to the Baptist?s proclamation: "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world." (John 1:29).
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1559288
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 211 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 95

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