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This illuminated manuscript is a missal which contains all of the prayers, hymns, and biblical passages read by the priest during the celebration of the Latin Mass throughout the year. It features Bohemian saints such as St. Wenceslaus, in the…
This illuminated manuscript is a missal which contains all of the prayers, hymns, and biblical passages read by the priest during the celebration of the Latin Mass throughout the year. The "Use of Sarum" refers to the Anglo-Saxon and Norman liturgy…
Antiphonal written in Italy for liturgical use. The music and text is the beginning of the first antiphonal response "Post Passionem" performed on Ascension Sunday.
Previously preserved as binders' waste, this gradual was written in Italy for liturgial use. This gradual includes texts and music from the Vigil for the Feast of the Ascension with adiastematic neumes.
Miniature edition with an engraved frontispiece of Christ carrying his cross up the hill on which he will be crucified.
In this engraved frontispiece for this edition of the Imitatio Christi, Thomas à Kempis kneels in devotion before the Virgin Mary and Christ Child.
This Parisian edition of the Imitatio Christi shows Christ on the Cross surrounded by his followers and Roman soldiers. In the space on the woodcut for an inscription is a prayer that would earn the reader an indulgence.
This Venetian edition of 1486 is one of many that attribute the Imitatio Christi to Jean Gerson (1363-1429) in the incipit preceding the text. Here, the blank space for the initial Q has been illuminated with gold leaf and handsome vegetal decoration…
First edition of the Imitatio Christi. The Imitatio Christi is the classic expression of the Devotio Moderna, or "modern devotion," a movement that responded to the widespread need for deepened spiritual life in the years before the Reformation. It…
Emblem book about the art and symbolism of the Immaculate Conception with added anagrams and chronograms.
Latin and epigrams are used to explain important moments and mysteries in the life of the Virgin Mary. There is additional French verse to assist the reader in interpretation and understanding.
This emblem book tells the life and precepts of Saint Ignatius Loyola. It includes captioned allegorical images of incidents in his life.
Emblem book about the Virgin Mary that includes allegorical vignettes depicting appellations given to Mary, anagrams, and a four-line poem connecting them all.
Ecclesiastical calendar with 12 baroque engravings with names and dates for the saints and other holy days celebrated during the month. Additionally, images representing the astrological sign for each associated month are included.
Hearts were a prominent motif in emblem books in the 17th century and is the focus of this text including how to reunify your heart with Christ.
The first and only edition of this exegesis of Christian symbolism published by Discalced Carmelites.
Emblem book format is used to tell the history of the Jesuits. Sometimes ascribed to Jean de Tollenaer, provincial of the Society of Jesus in the Low Countries, who commissioned the work. But chiefly the work of Joannes Bollandus and Godefridus…
Missal created for Mozarabic and Visigothic Christians in medieval Spain.
Only recorded copy of this Latin verse paraphrase of the Psalms by Augustus I, Elector of Saxony. The contents are in contemporary German while the rest of the text is in Latin.
A meditation dedicated to guiding believers how to die well.
Designed for recitation during the Divine Office, the text distributes the 150 psalms over seven daily readings so that each psalm is recited once within the course of every week.
The Imitatio Christi ("Imitation of Christ") is the most widely read Christian text after the Bible, and the most popular fifteenth-century text read today.
This Book of Hours, the most popular book of the Middle Ages, reflects the influence of the "Boucicaut Master". Included are full-color miniature paintings.
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This magnificently illuminated Missal contains all of the prayers, hymns, and biblical passages read by a priest during the celebration of the Sarum rite of the Mass throughout the year.
The "Augsburg Confession," compiled in 1530, presented a single and unified creed that remains the standard Lutheran statement of faith. Although the two versions of the Confession were issued together, copies are rarely found together, as here, in a…