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Subject is exactly "Catholic Church - Prayers"
Written for fifteenth-century nuns in a Bavarian dialect, this tiny manuscript contains two miniatures that introduce lengthy prayers to saints, including some local to Bavaria. The tools used to decorate the binding likewise indicate localization…
Book with Dutch prayers dedicated to St. Anne. Primarily written on paper, the manuscript also includes a vellum leaf illustrated with a damaged illumination of the Virgin and Child with St. Anne.
Comprised primarily of Latin prayers to the Virgin Mary, this Italian manuscript ends with a transcription of an indulgence that was promulgated by Pope Leo X on February 18, 1516. This indulgence granted remission of sins to those who recited the…
Devotional manuscript compiled for the followers of St. John of God (1495–1550), founder of the Order of the Brothers Hospitallers. It documents the devotional aspects of the order and includes prayers and orations. The majority of the volume is a…
Personalized devotional manuscript for an unidentified Catholic woman. It includes the morning prayer to the Trinity, a series of prayers for Mass, Confession, and Communion, and devotions to the Trinity, the Virgin Mary and other popular saints,…
The title of this German prayer manuscript, intended for the Catholic laity, translates loosely as "the spiritual alarm clock." The book contains prayers accompanied by illuminations.
This calligraphic prayer book written in German script was compiled for a Catholic family's private use. Neither the identity of its maker nor its place of origin has been identified. Although the design of the manuscript echoes printed books of the…
A manuscript prayer book produced for Josephine Hofmainin by Joseph Jillich. It has a variety of decorative techniques including cut-outs, paste-ins, calligraphic headings, polychrome portraits, and engravings.
German prayer book with gold and black gothic calligraphy and thirteen plates by Franz Heissig. The text includes prayers, meditations, and religious exercises.