Church of the Sepulchre

Church of the Sepulchre

Many medieval paintings depict Jerusalem and its various buildings and environs.  This illumination shows a “View of Jerusalem with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.” 

The image is from the Book of Hours of René I of Anjou (created in the second half of the 15th century).  Its official designation is:  Ms. Egerton 1070, fol.5

The British Library provides more information about this source material.

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