From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book

 

Pentecost
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Pentecost: the Holy Spirit descends upon the Blessed Virgin and the apostles fifty days after the Resurrection, imbuing them with divine gifts for their missionary service. This episode in the Church’s history was the theme of the Hours of the Holy Spirit. Like the Hours of the Cross, this sequence of prayers was recited seven times a day (omitting Lauds), after the Hours of the Virgin.

Obtained by A.D. White.

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Book of Hours. France, early 15th century.
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