Medieval London

Ampulla in an Illuminated Manuscript

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Title

Ampulla in an Illuminated Manuscript

Subject

Ampulla

Description

This illuminated manuscript from the mid-14th century depicts a dove bringing an ampulla to Saint Remigius in order to baptize King Clovis I. The object's association with holiness made it the ideal instrument to convert him to Christianity, the first King of the Franks to do so.

Creator

Jacob van Maerlant

Date

ca. 1335 - 1355

Contributor

Nick DeBellis

Language

Dutch

Type

Still Image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Illuminated Manuscript

Files

Saint Remigius.jpg

Collection

Citation

Jacob van Maerlant, “Ampulla in an Illuminated Manuscript,” Medieval London, accessed August 11, 2020, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/260.

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