• Illuminated Initial Capitals

A short Medieval Timeline: Images of illuminated manuscript initials and “Books of Hours”:

Corbie Psalter: 800 – 900

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Moralia in Job of Gregory the Great: 1101 – 1125

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Also – Moralia in Job of Gregory the Great: 1111 – 1115

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Hunterian ‘York’ Psalter: 1150 – 1170

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St. Hugh’s Bible: 1160 – 1180

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‘Windmill’ Psalter: 1270 – 1280

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Ormesby Psalter: 1300 – 1310

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Hours of Gian Galeazzo Visconti: 1390 – 1430

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