Book of Hours, Catholic Church, liturgy and ritual

Book of Hours, Catholic Church, liturgy and ritual

Descriptive Summary

Title: Book of Hours, Catholic Church, liturgy and ritual
Inclusive Dates: 15th century
Language: English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms836
Repository: Hargrett Library
Location: This item is located in the vault.

Collection Description

Scope and Content

A beautifully illustrated book of hours which consists of 170 unnumbered pages of 15th century French origin, probably from Rouen. It includes a twenty-four page calendar bound at the front and is illuminated in gold and colors with five full-page floral borders and 350 initials. It is a Latin manuscript, likely the Hours of the Passion, in Gothic letters on vellum, seventeen lines to a page and is in a vellum binding. The text following the calendar begins: "Eripe me de inimicis meis deus meus ab insurgentibus in me libera me" (Psalm 58).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Book of Hours, Catholic Church, liturgy and ritual, ms836. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


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