Collection: BC MS: Medieval Manuscripts (Brotherton Collection)

Archive Piece icon Archive Piece: Christ (fol. 143r)

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Title: Christ (fol. 143r)

Other titles: Textualis Rotunda

Level: Piece 

Classmark: BC MS 9/40

Date: [ca.1480-1500]

Main language: Latin

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/373190 

Collection group(s): Medieval Manuscripts

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Description

The initial shows a naked figure standing in front of the cross, holding an orb and sceptre and attended by two angels. The border has speedwells, pimpernels, thistles, strawberries, and a grotesque with a long reptilian neck and a second face on its stomach.

Context: Prayers to the Christ: Oracio ad dominum nostrum ihesum cristum: O bone ihesu

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