GKS 1606 4º: The"Kristina Psalter"





GKS 1606 4º: The"Kristina Psalter"

This hymn-book belonged to Kristina, the daughter of Norway's King Håkon Håkonson, who married the Spanish Infante in 1258.

Small medallions featuring pictures of the months and signs of the zodiac appear in the calendar contained in the manuscript. Twelve full-page illuminations follow, after which the text itself begins, adorned with numerous ornamented initials.

Parchment; 174ff., 29,5 x 14 cm. Paris c. 1230.