A Calendar Page for August
For a further discussion of medieval calendars, as well as the Isabella Breviary itself, please see the post for January.
Additional 18851, f. 5: calendar page for August
On this calendar page for August, the zodiac sign for Virgo (the Virgin) is depicted as a young woman holding a martyr's palm. Below her a group of men continue labouring to finish the harvest, threshing wheat and gathering it into sheaves inside a timbered barn.