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Miniature showing 1. Minerva observing two men weaving; 2. chapel to Minerva with statue of her in full armor with winged helmet, with a lance and a shield showing the head of Medusa. An owl perched at her feet.  Initial, rubric, border design.

Image ID: 427468

Miniature showing 1. Minerva observing two men weaving; 2. chapel to Minerva with statue of her in full armor with winge... (ca. 1450)

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Image Title

:  Miniature showing 1. Minerva observing two men weaving; 2. chapel to Minerva with statue of her in full armor with winged helmet, with a lance and a shield showing the head of Medusa. An owl perched at her feet. Initial, rubric, border design.

Additional Name(s)

: Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375 -- Author

Specific Material Type

: mss. text

Item/Page/Plate

: f. 8

Source

: Des cleres et nobles femmes.

Source Description

: ff. vi + 78 + vi, 405 x 286 mm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Collection Ms. 033

Digital ID

: 427468

Record ID

: 251672

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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