Illustrations 8 - 9

‌Illustration 8. (f. 27r)

The Adoration of Christ by the Three Kings

The Adoration of Christ by the Three Kings. Sext. The fifth subject of the Hours of the Virgin. Each of the kings represents a different age of ‘the three ages of man’.

Illustration 9. (f. 29r)

Presentation of Christ in the Temple

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple.Nones. The sixth subject of the Hours of the Virgin. The high priest is shown receiving Christ. Behind Mary is a servant with a basket holding the two doves for a sacrifice. Joseph is between the priest and Mary.

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