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The Douce Apocalypse : picturing the end of the world in the Middle Ages

Author: Nigel J Morgan; Bodleian Library.
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2006.
Series: Treasures from the Bodleian Library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Douce Apocalypse' depicts the Revelation of St John and was made for Edward I c.1270. This title conveys the beauty of the original and the fascination of its contents, exploring its imagery, artistic creation and contemporary significance in the context of prophecies concerning the coming of the Antichrist.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Illustrations
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morgan, Nigel J.
Douce Apocalypse.
Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2006
(OCoLC)607259650
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel J Morgan; Bodleian Library.
ISBN: 1851243607 9781851243600
OCLC Number: 64747433
Description: 115 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Patron and date of production --
The illustrated apocalypse in thirteenth-century England --
Style of the artists --
Techniques of illumination --
Brief description of the manuscript --
The apocalypse pictures.
Series Title: Treasures from the Bodleian Library.
Responsibility: Nigel Morgan.
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"The Douce Apocalypse" is one of the finest of a series of illustrated copies of the Apocalypse, the Revelation of St. John, made in England between 1250 and 1275. It was made for the prince Edward,  Read more...

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"The volume is beautifully put together, a fine introduction to a Gothic masterpiece and the circumstances of its creation. Highly recommended."-Choice

 
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