Benedict Blessing Maurus in an Initial C
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and ink on parchment
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Maurus was a monk in Benedict's monastery at Monte Cassini. The Golden Legend mentions him several times, but his baptism is not mentioned there or in Gregory's Life of St. Benedict.
The main part of the page is from Sirach 12:2-3
Read more about St. Benedict and St. Maurus.
Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.