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Matfre Ermengau de Bézier, Le breviari d’amor


Matfre Ermengau de Bézier (13th-14th century)
Le breviari d'amor, 14th century
London, British Library, Ms. Royal 19.C.I., f. 50r

This extremely fine codex contains a wealth of illustrations depicting astronomical subjects inspired by Ptolemaic cosmology, revisited in a Christian light. Angels turn the sphere of the world.