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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Leaf of incunabula

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    • Leaf of incunabula. From Justinianus, Codex de Tortis, printed in black and red, initials in blue supplied by hand. Printed at Venice, 1496, by Baptista de Tortis, one of the most skillful printers of the fifteenth century.
    • 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.
    • Miracle on the Sea of Galilee

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    • The leaf on display is an original page from a small Breviary, a type of book used for personal devotions. We know the name of the scribe (Bartholomew) and precise day on which the manuscript was completed (December 22) from an inscription on which...

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