Just Beautiful: Medieval Calendar Pages

If you haven’t already added The British Library Medieval Manuscript page to your must-visit list, you really should. They routinely offer beautiful and fascinating treasures from their collection.

This year, they’re running pages from The Huth Hours, a manuscript noted for its spectacular illuminations:

The Hours include double page monthly calender spreads noting the feasts and saints of the day, and the border illuminations are sublime:

Visit the site for even more art and fascinating details about the book and the illuminations, and check back each month for a new page spread from this fascinating book.

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