Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1011511
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Bastarda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 151r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial V with the Martyrs of Ararat
Notes: This page begins the Suffrages, short prayers asking for the aid of the saints that are often included in books of hours. Suffrages are typically accompanied by portraits of the saints addressed in the prayers. This image portrays the deaths of St. Achatius and his companions, who were martyred on Mount Ararat by being impaled on tree branches.

While most of the manuscript is in Latin, the rubric that begins this section of the book is in Dutch.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1599786
Country: Country:Flanders

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 169 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 101
Creator Name: William Vrelant, follower of - Artist

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