Item No: mca1850040
Additional Title: Psalter
Rare Book Department
Opening depicting the story of the Three Magi in four scenes: following the star, appearing before King Herod, the Adoration, and the Dream of the Magi
The miniatures in this opening are part of a cycle of twenty-four full-page miniatures depicting forty-eight scenes from the life of Christ. This cycle forms a pictorial preface to the text of the Psalms.
This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1225-1240.
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Lewis E 185