Book of Hours, use of Rome

Medieval Manuscripts
Book of Hours, use of Rome

Item Info

Item No: mca1051011
Additional Title: Book of Hours, use of Rome
Script: Gothic bookhand
Language: Latin
Folio Number: f. 101r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial O with the Lamentation
Notes: This historiated initial, depicting Mary holding the dead Christ in her lap after he has been taken down from the cross illustrated the beginning of the "Obsecro te" (I beseech you), a prayer commonly found in books of hours.
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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