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Books of hours

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from the bible, and rites for the canonical hours; often illuminated and intended for the lay community. For books containing the Divine Office for clerics or monastic contexts, use "breviaries."

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection

 Collection — Box 1 Box
Identifier: MSP 136
Abstract The Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection contains leaves from Breviaries, Books of Hours, Antiphonaries, Bibles, an Anthology of Persian Poetry, Byzantine Music Notation, and a papyrus fragment.  The collection demonstrates a variety of medieval texts and artistic styles.  This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool for many classes in the humanities.

Book of Hours

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 20170112
Abstract Illuminated manuscript [Book of Hours] on vellum, in Latin and French. Most likely created in northern France (Paris), circa 1470. This diminutive Book of Hours comprises: a Calendar (fol. 1r); Gospel Readings (fol. 13r); Obsecro te (fol. 18r); O intemerata with the title "Orison devote a la vierge me" (fol. 22r); the Hours of the Virgin, with Matins (fol. 25r), Lauds (fol. 34v), Prime (fol. 44v), Terce (fol. 49v), Sext (fol. 53v), Nones (fol. 57v), Vespers (fol. 61v) and Compline (fol. 69v);...

Leaf from a printed Book of hours

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20131017.2