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Decorated Incipit Page:Text around Jesus
Decorated Incipit Page:Text around Jesus
Around the personification of Wisdom at the bottom of the page is Christ's admonition, "Do not labor for the food that perishes but for that which endures," which Christians understood as an allusion to the Eucharist.


Unknown
German, Hildesheim, about 1170s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.
MS. 64, FOL. 85