Book of Hours

Item Info

Item No: mcai050139
Additional Title: Book of Hours
Script: Hybrida
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 3v
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial M with Mary Magdalene, beginning her Suffrage
Notes: Suffrages in books of hours were prayers dedicated to various saints. Mary Magdalene, Christ's beloved follower, was revered in the Middle Ages as the model for penitential devotion. Her attribute, an ointment jar, refers to her act of anointing Christ's body in preparation for his burial.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1481920
Country: Country:Belgium

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 108 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 5:13

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