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Books of hours

Scope note

Books containing the prescribed order of prayers, readings from the Scripture, and rites for the canonical hours. RHDEL2

Term type


Getty AAT term number


Broader Terms used

<religious texts>

Term used for

hours, books of

Equivalent Terms used

book of hours


12yrs ago

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