Item Info

Item No: mca1850040
Additional Title: Psalter
Script: Gothic bookhand
NickName: Lewis Psalter
Language: Latin
Folio Number: ff. 4v-5r
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: 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
Notes: 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.
Notes: This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1225-1240.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1466054
Country: Country:France

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1250
Image Dimensions Width: 230 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E 185