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    • Prayer

    • Illuminations; Prayer
    • 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).
    • Leaf of incunabula

    • Illuminations
    • 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.
    • Page of an antiphonary

    • Illuminations; Musical notation
    • 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...
    • Miracle on the Sea of Galilee

    • Illuminations; Miracles
    • 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...
    • Book of hours

    • Illuminations; Mary Magdalene, Saint
    • 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.
    • Sententiarum libri IV

    • Illuminations
    • Leaf on vellum, from a 14th century manuscript of the "Sentences" of Peter Lombard. Peter Lombard compiled his "Sentences" from the works of the Fathers of the Church about 200 years before this manuscript was written on tissue-thin uterine vellum...

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