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    • Page of an antiphonary

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    • Leaf from a manuscript Antiphonary written on vellum in black and red in a fine, gothic hand. The musical notation consists of square notes on a four line stave. The manuscript is probably of late 15th century French origin. In the early 15th...
    • Prayer

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    • The text of this original vellum leaf is a personal prayer for divine guidance. This invocation is written in Latin in black ink; it is followed by a brief title inscribed in red ink (rubrication).
    • Book of hours

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    • The leaf on display is an original page from a Gothic Book of Hours. The text contains the reflections of a religious scholar on the story of Mary Magdalene as told by the Evangelist Luke.
    • Passage from the Book of Ecclesiastes

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    • This large leaf comes from a Bible produced by monks of the famous Winchester School of illumination. The Latin text, which derives from the Book of Ecclesiastes of the Old Testament, is arranged in two vertical columns, written in brown ink.

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