Book of Hours, use of Paris

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Book of Hours, use of Paris

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Item No: mca0951372
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Paris
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 137v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: St. Sebastian
Notes: This miniature begins the Suffrage to St. Sebastian, a third-century saint who suffered martyrdom in Rome. According to his legend, after being arrested for his evangelical work, the saint was sentenced to death before a firing squad of archers. Because of his faith, St. Sebastian survived the arrows, but was later drowned by the emperor's soldiers.
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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