The Treasury

The Treasury of St Peter and Alexander at the Stiftsmuseum Aschaffenburg


Lectionary, c. 1460/80,
parchment, body paint, gold, leather cover

MSA Dep. KKPA 21/2009

A lectionary or pericope book contains in chronological order the relevant scripture passages used by the church for the Epistle and Gospel readings during mass. It was part of a collection of precious books, which Cardinal Albrecht of Brandenburg brought with him to Aschaffenburg after 1541.

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