Saturday, March 1, 2014

Calendar pages for March

The agricultural labours of the year are shown beginning in earnest in these calendar pages for the month of March - (from the Huth Hours). In the roundel below can be found a ram (inexplicably lacking his horns) for the zodiac sign Aries.  Beneath him is another well-bundled labourer turning the earth in a field in preparation for planting.


See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2014/03/a-calendar-page-for-march-2014.html#sthash.hH0dEz0n.dpuf

 Plus some medieval music to welcome March in: http://sexycodicology.net/blog/medieval-music-ville-de-laon/

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