Table of Contents
1. Marian Vespers with Christ's First Miracle from The Book of
Hours, Jean, Duc de Berry, 1380. 2. The Flight into Egypt from The
Prayer Book of Stephan Lochner, Book of Hours, 1451 (German). 3.
Detail from The Book of Hours, 15th century (French). 4. St. George
Slaying a Dragon from The Book of Hours, 15th century (French). 5.
Miniature of St. Stephen from an illuminated choir book, 1405. 6.
Revelation of St. John the Divine, one of 70 miniatures from The
Trinity College Apocalypse, 1242-50 (French). 7. Detail from
Beginning of the 1st Psalm from Bedford Hours & Psalter, Devotional
Book of Prayers, London, 1414-1423. 8. The Events of the Pentecost
from Berthold Sacramentary, Benedictine Abbey, Weingarten,
1200-1232. 9. Kalila wa Dimna, one of 56 folios from a collection
of Oriental fables, Herat, 1429 (Persian). 10. Detail from Bible of
Borso d' Este, Ferrara or Modena, Italy, 1455-1461. 11. Agitated
Dignitaries from the Jami from The Seven Thrones, Haft Awrang, 1571
(Persian). 12. Detail from The Creation of Eve from The Book of
Hours of Gian Galeazzo Visconti, Lombardy, 1390-1428. 13. Battle of
Menfo from the Chronicon Pictum, 1360 (Hungarian). 14. Noah's Ark
from Psalter of Saint Louis, one of 150 psalms from the Old
Testament, 1260-1270. 15. Jesse Tree from Capuchin's Bible, 1180
(French). 16. Details from Events from the Story of Joseph from
Wenceslas Bible or Bible of King Wenceslas, Prague, 1389-1400
(German). 17. St. Catherine from Hastings Hours, Flanders, 1480.
18. Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis, a late medieval book of hours.
19. Folio from Rothschild Prayer Book, Flanders, 1510-1520. 20.
Introductory page from St. Mark's Gospel, from the Book of
Lindisfarne or The Lindisfarne Gospels, before 698. 21. Detail from
Belleville Breviary, a liturgical prayer book created for a
Dominican Convent, Paris, 1323-1326. 22. Illuminated manuscript
from an undated prayer book. Origin unknown. 23. The Descent from
the Cross from The Book of Hours (Les Petite Heyres du Duc de
Berry), 1372-1390. 24. The Capture of Jerusalem from the World
Chronicle, Charlemagne, 1300 (German). 25. The Demands Made by King
Charles VI on His State and Government, with a Response by Pierre
Le Fruitier, Paris, 1412 (French). 26. The Chronicles of the
Hundred Years War, Jean Froissart, Rouen, ca. 1505. 27. French
(Rouen) Book of Hours, ca. 1480. 28. Petrach: Songs and Triumphs,
one of 193 folios from the allegorical didactic poem about the soul
of the poet and the history of mankind, Urbino, 1472-1482
(Italian). 29. Haggadah for Passover, 4th century (German). 30. The
Bread of Affliction, Which Our Parents Ate in Egypt from Darmstadt
Passover Haggadah, a collection of sermons, fables, and maxims from
Jewish history, Upper Rhine, 1430.