A Dutch Book of Hours from the 15th Century
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Private books of hours were the European bestseller of the 14th-16th centuries, especially among the aristocracy and urban élite. They typically began with a calendar, which listed saints’ days and other religious holidays, the most important of which were written in red – the so-called “red-letter days”.
|Publication date||25 Dec 2016|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Dec 2016|
- Faculty of Humanities - manuscripts, books of hours, Middle Dutch, Christmas, Middle Ages