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Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 127, f. 234r

Manuscript title: Passionary of Weissenau

 

Manuscript summary: This copy of the Lives of the Saints, produced during the 12th century, possibly in the German Cloister of Weissenau, is decorated with ornately detailed and illustrated initial capitals, including one notable initial in which the illuminator, "Fr. Ruffilus" includes himself (fol. 244r).

 

Origin: Weissenau (Germany)

 

Period: 12th century

 

Image source: Cologny, Fondation Martin Bodmer, Cod. Bodmer 127: Passionary of Weissenau

(www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/cb/0127)

 

 

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Taken on December 5, 2008