Book of Hours

Hours of the Virgin?


Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati, John Miller Burnam Classics Library, BX2080 .B454 1475

Remarks by the Editor

Assembled from observations by Rebecka Lindau, Head, The John Miller Burnam Classics Library, University of Cincinnati with Yo Shionoya, Special Projects Student Assistant, integrating information from the seller.

General Information

Title Book of Hours
Shelfmarks BX2080 .B454 1475
Material Parchment
Script, Hands


General Remarks

From the seller's description:

Medieval Book of Hours manuscript leaf on vellum in Latin. Size 3.6" x 2.6" Flanders, ca 1475.

Original Condition

Page Height 90 – 95 mm
Page Width 65 – 70 mm
Number of Columns 1
Number of Lines 14

Current Condition

Extent 1 leaf
Dimensions 91 x 66 mm


  • Content Item
    • Text Language Latin
    • Title Horae
    • Content Description

      Part of the Prayer "Protege Domine populum tuum", from Omnes sancti tui to eternum concede. Per Christum. The last seven lines are blank.



Likely purchased from Tuscany Books (Rudolph Hofmeister), Escondido, California. It is unknown where the original was dismantled, but the seller appears to have sold other leaves from the same original codex.