#ArtifactoftheDay This is Antiquity of the Jews and the Jewish Wars, Book VII, by ancient Jewish historian Josephus (37-ca. 100 CE). It was printed in Germany in 1470.
#ArtifactoftheDay Besides the Bible, what else was being printed on Gutenberg’s movable-type press?
#ArtifactoftheDay This Armenian psalter was printed in 1659 in Turkey, and features a full-page miniature of King David with a decorative headpiece.
#ArtifactoftheDay The most influential engraver of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528).
#ArtifactoftheDay In the Late Middle Ages, the psalter gave way to the Book of Hours as the most popular type of book used for personal devotion.
#ArtifactoftheDay Bodmer Papyrus XXIV - Psalms 112-114 leaf.
#ArtifactoftheDay Ethiopic Psalter from the 20th century.
The Psalter is of great importance in the Ethiopic tradition, as well as a book called The Miracles of Mary, which praises the works of Mary the mother of Jesus.
#ArtifactoftheDay Leaf of the Gutenberg Bible.
#ArtifactoftheDay A beautifully illuminated miniature Book of Hours in Latin ca. 1500.