Connolly Book of Hours

connollybookThe Connolly Book of Hours, a magnificent 15th-century illuminated manuscript held by the Burns Library, is now available online.  Named after former University Librarian Terence L. Connolly, SJ, The Connolly Book of Hours was created circa 1440, most likely in northern France, according to the Burns Library. The text of 159 leaves contains 15 large and 14 small miniatures with foliate borders, and its contents include “Calendar,” “Obsecro te,” “O intemerata,” “Hours of the Virgin,” “Seven Penitential Psalms and Litany,” “Hours of the Cross,” “Hours of the Holy Spirit,” “Prayer to the Holy Cross,” and “Suffrages of the Saints.”   More from the Burns Library blog.
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