From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book


Christ Carrying the Cross
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Christ Carrying the Cross: St. Veronica wipes blood from the face of Christ and receives his image. This episode was recalled at the canonical hour of Sext, according to the Passion cycle.

Obtained before 1878 by A.D. White.

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Book of Hours. Flanders, 1528.
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the Sacred Word
Private Prayer
Leather and Chains
Medieval Music
How the Classics Survived
Manuscripts in the Age of Print
Evolution of the Book
Appetite for Destruction
Manuscript Facsimiles
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