Κυριακή, 10 Σεπτεμβρίου 2017

Illustrations on Cod. Bodmer 30. Zodiac signs, christian iconography, illuminated initial letters

[Cod. Bodmer 30. Calendarium (Prayer calendar), Latin Bible selections: Liber Psalmorum, Cantica with prayers; Hymns, etc. This codex from southern Germany is composed of two parts bound together in one German binding in 1569. The first part of the manuscript contains about a hundred leaves from the 12th and 13th centuries. It begins with a calendar featuring numerous constellations and full page illustrations. Following are prayers and liturgical songs. The second part consists of thirty leaves containing a series of Latin prayers in carefully wrought late 14th century Gothic script.]





























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