The Great Canterbury Psalter

The Great Canterbury Psalter f. 3r,  Scenes from the life of Christ


f. 3r,  Scenes from the life of Christ

Baptism of Christ: Hic est filius meus. Ubi Johannes baptizavit Christum (Mt 3: 13-17); Wedding at Cana: Nuptie facte sunt in Chana Galylee (Io 2: 1); Christ told by Mary that there is no wine: Dixit mater, Vinum non habent. Quid michi et tibi mulier est. Jhesus. Maria mater eius, Vinum non habent (Io 2: 3,4); Christ changes water into wine: Dixit Ihesus: Implete ydrias aqua (Io 2: 7); First temptation of Christ to change stones to bread: Dic ut lapides isti panes sunt. Non in solo pane vivit homo. Christus. Diabolus (Mt 4: 3-4); Second temptation of Christ to cast himself down from the pinnacle of the temple: Non temptabis Dominum Deum tuum. Pinacula templi (Mt 4: 5-7); Third temptation of Christ to adore the Devil; Four cities of the world with their riches: Ostendit illi omnia regna mundi et gloriam eorum. Hec omnia tibi dabo si cadens adoraveris. Dominum Deum tuum adorabis (Mt 4: 8-10); Angels minister to Christ after his temptations: Et accesserunt angeli et ministrabant ei (Mt 4: 11); Healing of the leper: De curatione leprosi. Domine, si vis, potes me mundare. Volo. Mundare (Mt 8: 1-4); St. Peter’s mother-in-law restored to health ministers to Christ: Et surgens ministrabat illis (Lc 4: 39); Healing of St. Peter’s mother-in-law: Ubi Ihesus tetigit socrum Simonis manu et sanavit eam a febre (Lc 4: 38, 39).

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