Book of Hours, use of Rome

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Book of Hours, use of Rome

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Item No: mca1011542
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Bastarda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 154v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial D with the Martyrdom of St. Eustace and his family
Notes: This initial begins the Suffrage of St. Eustace and shows the martyrdom of the saint and his family. Eustace was a Roman soldier who had converted to Christianity. When he refused to sacrifice to the Roman gods after a victory, he and his family were roasted alive inside of a bronze bull.
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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