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Printed in France, Paris (Jean Poitevin), 1501
Illuminations added in Dijon, 1540s.
PML 129355, MS fol. 3v.
The Sacred Bleeding Host of Dijon
Roger S. Wieck
In 1433, Pope Eugenius IV gave Duke Philip the Good of Burgundya Communion wafer embossed with an image of Christ as Judge that miraculously bled.Roger S. Wieck, Curator of Medieval and RenaissanceManuscripts,discusses the fascinating350-year history of the Sacred Bleeding Host of Dijon. This lecture coincides with the opening of the exhibition Illuminating Faith: The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art.
Friday, May 17, 2013, 7 p.m.
Tickets: Free. Advance reservations suggested.
*The exhibition Illuminating Faith: The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art will be open until 9 p.m.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.