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The City of God (De civitate Dei)

Aurelius Augustinus1347

National and University Library of Slovenia

National and University Library of Slovenia
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The most beautiful codex in Slovenia. Central European artistic style. The front cover , the initials and the miniatures are decorated with gold and silver. Colours: red, blue, white, green, yellow, brown, orange and violet. Scenes of rabbit hunting with dogs are depicted. The initials are sorrounded with stylised vines and naturalistically depicted animals: rabbit, dog, monkey, peacock, other birds. The miniatures of King David are Romanesque, inspired by French and Italian motifs of the time.

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  • Title: The City of God (De civitate Dei)
  • Creator: Aurelius Augustinus
  • Date Created: 1347
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