Item No: mca1850220
Additional Title: Psalter
Rare Book Department
Opening with four scenes from the Last Judgment: Christ in Majesty with the Instruments of his Passion and flanked by the Virgin Mary and Bernard of Clairvaux, the Resurrection of the Dead, the Blessed entering Heaven, and the Damned entering Hell
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. The 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