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Authors: Master of the St George Codex  
Contributors: Stefaneschi, Iacopo Gaetano  
Title: Roma- Biblioteca Vaticana, Maestro del Codice di S. Giorgio- S. Giorgio libera la Principessa ( circa 1340)
Start date: 1340
End date: 1340
Historical Period: Western Middle Ages

S. George setting free the princess, The text of the codex contains a portion of the sanctorale (March 25-June 9)and a history of St George, as well as hymns in his honour written by Cardinal Jacopo Stefaneschi. The history of St George is based on Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend and is similarly anecdotal.

Size: 373 x 263 mm
Place: Vatican Apostolic Library, Italy  
Languages: Latin
Medium: parchment (animal material)
Project: BYZART Project  
Fond: UNIBO Bovini Archive  
Physical type: manuscripts (documents)
Material and technique: painting (image-making)
Data provider: University of Bologna  
Rights holder: Vatican Library, Rome  
Appears in Collections:BYZART

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