W.534, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.534, Book of Hours, Greek, Ancient (to 1453) (1440-1460 CE, Eastern Mediterranean)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W534/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.534

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1415-1485

Language(s): Ancient Greek


Country of production: Eastern Mediterranean

City or region of production: Crete?

Illumination contents: Israelite women dancing, Moses praying, The Prophet Habakkuk, The Prophet Isaiah, Jonah Praying, The Three Children in the fiery furnace, The Three Children in the fiery furnace, The Virgin Mary praying, Zechariah, King David praying, Pentecost, King David penitent, Crucifixion, Lamentation, King David praying, King David praying, King David praying

Text contents: Matins, Prime, Terce, Sext, None, Typika, Refectory, Vespers, Compline, Nocturns, Saturday Nocturns, Canon at the Separation of the Soul from the Body

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Medium-weight parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Greek, ca. sixteenth-seventeenth century; green patterned silk (now very worn and soiled) over flush-grooved wooden boards; paper pastedowns (probably added later); raised endbands; flat spine; traces of clasps on the back cover

Folio height (in centimeters): 9.2

Folio width (in centimeters): 7.3

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