Detail View: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts: Boke of Astronomy and off Philosophye'.

Collection: 
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark: 
MS. Rawl. D. 1220
Type of object: 
Manuscript
Material: 
Parchment
Title text: 
Boke of Astronomy and off Philosophye'.
Country or nationality of origin: 
English
Date: 
15th century, third quarter
Folio or page no.: 
fol. 031v
Whole page or detail: 
detail
Image description: 
Friday, ruled by "geery" Venus who holds a wheel of Fortune and a green branch. The children of Venus (lovers, musicians, ladies of fashion) disport themselves according to her rule. The three men near the table in the foreground are examining a length of ermine.
Roll title: 
Musical instruments Performers in groups, 14th -16th centuries.
Roll #: 
173J
Frame #: 
003