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Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium Vitae episcoporum Cracoviensium

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Title

Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium Vitae episcoporum Cracoviensium

Subject

Devotional Objects, Ecclesiastical Objects

Description

This sixteenth century manuscript illumination depicts a Polish bishop wearing a chest cross that appears similar to a reliquary pendant. Reliquary pendants were often worn by prominent members of the clergy to indicate their high status and individual piety during public events, such as masses.

Creator

Stanislaw Samostrzelnik

Source

Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium Vitae episcoporum Cracoviensium

Date

Early Modern Period, 1531-1535

Contributor

Jacqueline McConologue

Type

Still Image

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Original Format

Manuscript Illumination

Files

MLOR Reliquary Manuscript 2.jpg

Citation

Stanislaw Samostrzelnik, “Catalogus Archiepiscoporum Gnesnensium Vitae episcoporum Cracoviensium,” Medieval London, accessed November 19, 2019, https://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/403.

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