The Uta Codex, Regensburg, ca. 1020. Created at the behest of the abbess Uta, it is not only one of the most beautiful of Ottonian manuscripts but also one of the most complex. The collection of liturgical readings is preceded by four full-page frontispieces illustrating the Hand of God, Uta dedicating the codex to the Virgin and Child, a Crucifixion, and Saint Erhard (the convent's patron saint) celebrating Mass. Four evangelist portraits accompany the readings from each Gospel.
Very Rare image of Henry II (972-1024) King of Italy and Germany also Holy Roman Emperor during the time of the Ottonian Dynasty. From the Sacramentary of Henry II (1002 -1014). Undeniable proof of so called black presence throughout Europe.
[Church of St. Michael , 1015 AD, Hildesheim Germany, Ottonian art]. Located in Hildesheim, this church stands as one of the most distinctive outcomes of Ottonian art. It follows a special basilica design which was developed under the command of the Bernward, an artsy figure who utilized the great basilicas he’d seen in Rome and the overall Classical art to create his outcomes.
Sacramentary Attributed to Nivardus of Milan Ottonian, Fleury, France, about 1000 - 1025 Tempera colors, gold, silver, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with greenish-brown morocco Leaf: 9 1/8 x 7 1/16 in. MS. LUDWIG V 1