Cutting from a 15th-century gradual : in Latin

Title

Cutting from a 15th-century gradual : in Latin

Subject

Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Graduals (Service books)

Description

Recto: two-staff high historiated floriate initial in colors on gold, with leafy border in colors with gold balls, The Slaughter of the Innocents: Two women hold their infants, one of whom is threatened by a knife-wielding servant observed by enthroned Herod at the right; several slaughtered, swaddled infants on the ground.

Creator

Catholic Church

Source

Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department

Publisher

https://ark.digitalcommonwealth.org/ark:/50959/s4655v90k

Date

[ca. 1450]

Rights

No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.

Format

1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 225 x 200 mm.

Language

Latin

Files

06_01_016115.jpg

Citation

Catholic Church , “Cutting from a 15th-century gradual : in Latin,” SAILS Digital History Collections, accessed March 2, 2021, https://sailsinc.omeka.net/items/show/3679.

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