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Illuminating the Word: The St. John's Bible

Selections from the Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Collection of the Library of Congress

Horae Beatae Mariae
Catholic Church. Horae Beatae Mariae.
Liturgy and ritual. Hours.
Ghent or Bruges, Late 15th Century.
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection
Rare Book and Special Collections Division

This presentation provides a brief and selected overview of illuminated works in the Library's medieval and renaissance manuscript collections. The examples included in the presentation cover works from the 13th through the 16th centuries.

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