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Monday, January 27 - Friday, July 17
Mary in Miniature: Books of Hours in the Marian Library’s Collection
Repeats every 1 Week(s), from 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Marian Library Gallery, seventh floor of Roesch Library
Cost: Free and open to the public

Jan. 27 – July 17, 2020

Books of Hours — devotional books centered on a series of prayers to the Virgin Mary — were the bestselling book in Europe for over 300 years, from 1250-1550. This exhibit highlights Books of Hours in the Marian Library’s collection — their art, their text and their unique (and sometimes unusual) features. Books of Hours, also called horae, not only contain artistic masterpieces in miniature but also provide a window into the religious and social lives and customs of their medieval readers. 

8:30 A.M.–4:30 P.M. MONDAY–FRIDAY
Closed on University holidays

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Phone: 937-229-4214