St. Elizabeth’s Psalter

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St. Elizabeth’s Psalter

    S. VI in.; parchment; mm 300 × 255; ff. III, 270, III'.
  • Cividale del Friuli, National Archaeological Museum, Archives and Library, codex CXXXVIII
  • One of first de luxe Psalters manufactured for the high lay aristocracy in a German milieu, most likely in the monastery of Reinhardsbrunn, around the years 1201-1208, under the patronage of

Herman I, landgrave of Thuringia, and his second wife, Sophia of Wittelsbach, the codex consignee.

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