Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1050810
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 81v-82r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Massacre of the Innocents
Notes: This miniature illustrates Vespers of the Hours of the Virgin. The image portrays Herod watching his soldiers murder a child while its mother tries to protect it. The Massacre of the Innocents was a common image with which to illustrate this Hour.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1599789
Country: Country:Flanders

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1499
Image Dimensions Width: 104 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 105

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