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Notes:

Calendars in medieval books of hours were typically decorated with the zodiac signs and labors appropriate to each month. Here, July is represented by the symbol of Leo on the verso. Opposite, the labor of the month for August in this manuscript is represented by a man threshing grain.

Opening showing the end of July and the beginning of August

The manuscript has been dated to ca. 1500.

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